Definition of Thysanuran insect
1. Noun. Primitive wingless insects: bristletail.
Generic synonyms: Insect
Group relationships: Order Thysanura, Thysanura
Specialized synonyms: Bristletail, Lepisma Saccharina, Silverfish, Jumping Bristletail, Machilid
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Literary usage of Thysanuran insect
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1. Medical and Veterinary Entomology: A Textbook for Use in Schools and by William Brodbeck Herms (1915)
"Again, in the dragon flies, white ants and ant lions, the fore 1 \ FIG. 18. — Illustrating primitive morphosis. a. young of a thysanuran insect ..."
2. Proceedings by Nebraska, Nebraska State Board of Agriculture, State Board of Agriculture (1894)
"A third type of thysanuran insect belonging to this suborder is shown in Fig. 8. This latter is known as Lepisma to the entomologist, and as Fish-moth to ..."