platyptera

Platyptera

Pla*typ"te*ra\, n. pl. [NL., fr. Gr. ? broad + ? a wing.] (Zo["o]l.) A division of Pseudoneuroptera including the species which have four broad, flat wings, as the termites, or white-ants, and the stone flies (Perla).
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