Sentence Examples


  • Hexapoda mostly with wings, the wingless forms clearly degraded.
  • Fleas are wingless insects, with a laterally compressed body, small and indistinctly separated head, and short thick antennae situated in cavities somewhat behind and above the simple eyes, which are always minute and sometimes absent.
  • Starting with the kiwi and cassowary, people have got into the habit of confounding flightless with wingless conditions.
  • In the wingless female glow-worm (Lampyris, fig.
  • Such " workers " are essential to the formation of a social community of Hymenoptera, and their wingless condition among the ants shows that their specialization has been carried further in this family than among the wasps and bees.