from The Century Dictionary.
- A group of dipterous insects. It was based by Weismann upon developmental characters, and includes those forms in which the parts of the fly's head are developed in close relation to those of the larva.
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Discota: insects in which development of the adults is from imaginal discs: see adiscota.
Explanation of Terms Used in Entomology John. B. Smith