Calyptrata definition

A taxonomic subsection within the section Schizophoraflies that have a calypter that covers the halteres.
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Alternative Forms

Alternative Form of calyptrata - calyptratae

Origin of calyptrata

  • From New Latin, from Ancient Greek [script?] (kaluptra, “hood”), from [script?] (kaluptein, “to cover”).

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