Euplexoptera

Euplexoptera

(Science: entomology) An order of insects, including the earwig. The anterior wings are short, in the form of elytra, while the posterior wings fold up beneath them. See earwig.

Origin: NL, fr. Well _ to plait _ a wing.


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