Definition of Subalar
1. somewhat alar [adj]
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Literary usage of Subalar
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1. ... California Gall-making Cynipidae with Descriptions of New Species by Mary Isabel McCracken, Dorothy Barnes Egbert (1922)
"Tegulae, subalar areas, pronotum and mesonotum, laterally, reddish-brown. ... orbital margin, ocelli, antennae (except extreme tips), tegulae, subalar area, ..."
2. The Animal Kingdom Arranged in Conformity with Its Organization by Georges Cuvier, Edward Griffith, Charles Hamilton Smith, Edward Pidgeon, John Edward Gray, George Robert Gray (1829)
"The wild peacock has all the small coverts of the upper part of the wings, as well as the subalar plumes, of a deep and brilliant green; they are bordered ..."
3. The Cruise of the Marchesa to Kamschatka & New Guinea: with notices of by Francis Henry Hill Guillemard (1889)
"The native-prepared skins seen in European museums give no idea of the glorious beauty of the living bird. The subalar plumes, whose prolonged and wire-like ..."
4. Synopsis of the North American Syrphidae by Samuel Wendell Williston (1886)
"... with only four spota besides the humeral and subalar onea ; front of female yellow across the middle ; scutellum with a yellow, disconnected spot on ..."
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