alary polymorphism (ARTHRO: Insecta) Two or more shapes of wings in the same species, not necessarily correlated to sex.
alassostasy n. [Gr. allassein, to alter; stasis, standing] (ARTHRO: Chelicerata) An orthostasic stage in the life cycle in volving secondary changes in number and/or shape of stases and number of molts. see orthostasy.
alatae n. [L. ala, wing] (ARTHRO: Insecta) Winged forms of Aphidae.
alatate a. [L. ala, wing] Possessing lateral wing-like expansions.
alate a. [L. ala, wing] 1. Winged, or wing-like expansions, auricles or alae. 2. (MOLL: Gastropoda) Commonly refers to outer lip.
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