Diptera — synonyms, definition

1. Diptera (Noun)

1 synonym
order Diptera
1 definition

Diptera (Noun) — A large order of insects having a single pair of wings and sucking or piercing mouths; includes true flies and mosquitoes and gnats and crane flies.

1 type of
animal order
45 parts
Asilidae Bombyliidae Calliphoridae Cecidomyidae Cuterebridae Drosophilidae Gasterophilidae Glossinidae Haematobia Hippoboscidae Hypodermatidae Muscidae Muscoidea Nematocera Oestridae Simuliidae Tabanidae Tachinidae Trephritidae Trypetidae • • •
4 parts of
Hexapoda Insecta class Hexapoda class Insecta