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  • noun Plural form of neuropter.


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  • And it is a remarkable fact, as we have previously noticed, that when it begins to differ from the Caddis fly embryo, it begins to assume the Poduran characters, and its development consequently in some degree retrogrades, just as in the lice previous to hatching, as we have shown in a previous chapter, so that I think we are warranted at present in regarding the Thysanura, and especially the family of Podarids as degraded neuropters.

    Our Common Insects A Popular Account of the Insects of Our Fields, Forests, Gardens and Houses 1872


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