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See definition of halteres on Dictionary.com
  • as inlasso
  • as inrein
  • as intether
  • as inbridle

synonyms for halteres

  • bola
  • halter
  • rope
  • snare
  • curb
  • restriction
  • deterrent
  • line
  • governor
  • strap
  • harness
  • bridle
  • brake
  • bit
  • hold
  • check
  • halter
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How to use halteres in a sentence

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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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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