Definition of Order plecoptera
1. Noun. Stoneflies.
Generic synonyms: Animal Order
Group relationships: Class Hexapoda, Class Insecta, Hexapoda, Insecta
Member holonyms: Plecopteran, Stone Fly, Stonefly
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Order Plecoptera
Literary usage of Order plecoptera
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. A Manual for the Study of Insects by John Henry Comstock, Anna Botsford Comstock (1895)
"Order PLECOPTERA (Ple-cop'te-ra). The Stone-flies. The members of this order have four membranous wings, •with comparatively few or with many cross-veins ..."
2. The Insect Book: A Popular Account of the Bees, Wasps, Ants, Grasshoppers by Leland Ossian Howard (1905)
"... THE STONE-FLIES (order plecoptera.) This order is not a large one and contains only the single family Perlidae, of which thirteen genera are represented ..."
3. Economic Entomology for the Farmer and the Fruit Grower, and for Use as a by John Bernhard Smith (1906)
"Order PLECOPTERA. The ordinal term signifies '' plaited wing,'' and is used because the hind wings are longitudinally folded or plaited beneath the FIG. 34. ..."
4. Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society Held at Philadelphia for by American Philosophical Society (1887)
"Although Dr. Brauer (following Burmeister who proposed the order Plecoptera for the Perlite) separates the Perl idsc from the ..."
5. The American Naturalist by American Society of Naturalists, Essex Institute (1898)
"In the order Plecoptera, or stone flies, we find that, although in most genera the anal area of the hind wings has been expanded and the number of anal ..."