Definition of micropterous in English:

micropterous

adjective

Biology
  • Having small or reduced wings.

    • ‘It is microphthalmic, micropterous, depigmented, with reduced size, globular shape, and short and robust appendages.’
    • ‘This tergal modification seems to occur only in micropterous specimens, with reduced forewings.’
    • ‘This information was based on 43 adults collected in Jackson and Union counties from April to November, 1996-1998, all of which are micropterous and also housed in the SIUEC.’

Pronunciation:

micropterous

/mʌɪˈkrɒpt(ə)rəs/