Definition of embiopteran in US English:


adjective & noun

  • See Embioptera

    • ‘He figured and mentioned a Permian embiopteran, but the features are vague and its assignment not definitive.’
    • ‘The image shows the head, mouthparts, and forelegs of an embiopteran Oligembia melanura, stained with light green, cleared and mounted on a micro-slide.’
    • ‘Only for the embiopteran H. solieri were the results discordant; this insect tested positive for infection with a Wolbachia-specific 16S rRNA gene, but there was no amplification with MLST and wsp primers.’