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Was ist das? What is it? > In English, they are "calypteres"
Horst Jux
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Posted on 09-01-2017 22:30

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Hallo freunde.

Was sind die weißen Schuppen? Reste eines ehemaligen 2. Flügelpaares?

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In English, they are "calypteres" (singular calpyter). In old literature they are "squamae" (singular squama).
Horst Jux
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Posted on 09-01-2017 23:27

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Ja, Danke John.Smile

Calyptrata [Calyptra], Gruppe der Zweiflügler – Fliegen mit großen Schüppchen (Calyptra, Squama) am Flügel (Insektenflügel).

Ich werde weiter lesen.

Viele Grüße,
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