THYSANOPTERA (Oiaavos, a fringe, and 7rTepbv, a wing), a term used in zoological classification for a small order of the class Hexapoda.
COLEOPTERA, a term used in zoological classification for the true beetles which form one of the best-marked and most natural of the orders into which the class Hexapoda (or Insecta) has been divided.
For the relationship of the Coleoptera to other orders of insects see Hexapoda.
In addition to what may be found in numerous important works on the Hexapoda (q.v.) as a whole, such as J.