BioImages: The Virtual Field-Guide (UK)

PTERYGOTA (bees, beetles, dragonflies, flies, grasshoppers, moths and other winged insects)

Subtaxa (ie subgroups of this Subclass)

Suggested Literature

BioInfo BioInfo (www.bioinfo.org.uk) has 872 general literature references to PTERYGOTA (bees, beetles, dragonflies, flies, grasshoppers, moths and other winged insects)

PTERYGOTA may also be covered by literature listed under:

BIOTA
(living things)
Eukaryota
(eukaryotes)
ANIMALIA
(animals)
ARTHROPODA
(arthropods)
HEXAPODA
(insects and other 6-legged organisms)
INSECTA
(true insects)

BioInfo BioInfo (www.bioinfo.org.uk) has 17029 feeding and other relationships of PTERYGOTA (bees, beetles, dragonflies, flies, grasshoppers, moths and other winged insects)

Further Information

Notes (MWS) This group contains the majority of insects. The adults have two pairs of wings, or, at least, are presumed to have evolved from winged ancestors.

They also have distinct wingless juvenile forms which often look vey different from the adults. Development includes metamorphosis from the juvenile to the adult form.
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