Meaning of mecopteran in English:

mecopteran

noun & adjective

Entomology

See Mecoptera

‘Panorpidae (true scorpionflies) is the most speciose family of mecopterans.’
  • ‘The hymenopteran and mecopteran arolium may be patterned in lines.’
  • ‘There are about 550 species of mecopterans worldwide, with 81 species in the United States and Canada.’
  • ‘These small, darkly colored mecopterans are most often and most easily seen on snow.’
  • ‘Two different types of ovaries have been described in mecopterans.’