neuropteran Entomology

neuropteran Entomology
neuropteran Entomology [ˌnjʊə'rɒpt(ə)r(ə)n]
noun a predatory flying insect of the order Neuroptera, which includes the lacewings and alderflies, having four finely veined membranous wings.
adjective relating to neuropterans.
neuropterous adjective
from mod. L. Neuroptera, from neuro- in the sense 'veined' + Gk pteron 'wing'.

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