Heteroneura

plural noun
Het·er·o·neu·ra

Definition of Heteroneura 

in some classifications

: a suborder of Lepidoptera including those forms in which the venation of the forewings differs from that of the hind wings — compare homoneura

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New Latin, from heter- + -neura

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