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They are wingless, but have a pair of halteres placed upon the dorsal surface.THE YOUNG COLLECTOR'S HANDBOOK OF ANTS, BEES, DRAGON-FLIES, EARWIGS, CRICKETS, AND FLIESW. HARCOURT BATH
In a few rare species the wings, or halteres, or both, are wanting.HANDBOOK OF MEDICAL ENTOMOLOGYWILLIAM ALBERT RILEY
Calyptrate: those flies that have aluke or membranous scales above the halteres.EXPLANATION OF TERMS USED IN ENTOMOLOGYJOHN. B. SMITH
Halteres were also used for general exercise, like modern dumb-bells.ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 15, SLICE 5VARIOUS
Wings blackish brown; stigma and veins black; halteres apple-green.JOURNAL OF THE PROCEEDINGS OF THE LINNEAN SOCIETY - VOL. 3VARIOUS
Abdomen ochraceous, black at the tip; femora testaceous at the base; halteres testaceous.JOURNAL OF THE PROCEEDINGS OF THE LINNEAN SOCIETY - VOL. 3VARIOUS
Fore-wings well developed; hind-wings reduced to stalked knobs (“halteres”).ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 13, SLICE 4VARIOUS
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