alderfly

EnglishEdit

An adult alderfly of the species Sialis lutaria

EtymologyEdit

alder +‎ fly

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NounEdit

alderfly (plural alderflies)

  1. A member of any one of the sixty-six species of the Sialidae family of megalopteran insects, each specimen of which has a body length not exceeding one inch and possesses long filamentous antennae and four large dark wings.

SynonymsEdit

  • (megalopteran insect): orl fly (angling)

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Last modified on 11 April 2014, at 20:58