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Search Results for: lepidoptera

Lepidoptera

Lepidoptera (Science: zoology) An order of insects, which includes the butterflies and moths. They have broad wings, covered... Read More

Gamete

Definition of Gamete What is a gamete? A gamete is the mature reproductive or sex cell that contains a haploid number of... Read More

Moth

Moth Definition A moth is a lepidopteran insect. Moths belong to the Order Lepidoptera, together with the butterflies.... Read More

Proboscis

Proboscis Definition What is proboscis? A proboscis refers to an elongated or projecting appendage in the head region of... Read More

Insecta

Insecta 1. (Science: zoology) One of the classes of arthropoda, including those that have one pair of antennae, three pairs... Read More

Complete metamorphosis

Definition noun (entomology) A kind of metamorphosis in which insects undergo complete physical change, i.e. developing and... Read More