Definition of thysanuran in English:

thysanuran

adjective & noun

Entomology
  • See Thysanura

    • ‘For that matter, mayflies are not morphologically so different from thysanurans that we can reject Nardi's suggestion out of hand.’
    • ‘Mushroom bodies in thysanuran insects (silverfish) lack calyces.’
    • ‘Molting may continue into adulthood, and there may be more than forty molts in the life of a thysanuran.’
    • ‘Domestic species of thysanurans have the potential to cause extensive damage to household goods.’
    • ‘Only one thysanuran is of particular economic importance in the United States, the silverfish or " slicker’.’