Neoptera

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Translingual[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek νέος (néos, new) and πτερόν (pterón, wing).

Proper noun[edit]

Neoptera

  1. Winged insects that can flex their wings over their abdomens
    1. A taxonomic infraclass within the clade Metapterygota.
    2. A taxonomic infraclass within the subclass Pterygota.[1]

Usage notes[edit]

  • There is likely to be some alteration in the immediate hypernym and hyponyms of this new taxon.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Ruggiero MA, Gordon DP, Orrell TM, Bailly N, Bourgoin T, Brusca RC, et al. (2015) A Higher Level Classification of All Living Organisms. PLoS ONE 10(4): e0119248. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0119248. pmid:25923521