Wing-covers and hind-wings are alike absent, and the latter are represented by a pair of little knobbed organs, the halteres or balancers, which have a controlling and directing function in flight.
t, Knobbed tentacles in eight clusters.
knobbed at the extremity, as in Coryne (see Allman, loc. cit.
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