The wings are heavy, moist, transparent, with nervures of a tender green.
"Social Life in the Insect World" by J. H. Fabre
The wings with one marginal and three submarginal cells, and one recurrent nervure.
"Journal of the Proceedings of the Linnean Society - Vol. 3" by Various
One by one the branching nervures hardened.
""Wee Tim'rous Beasties"" by Douglas English
Discocellular nervure or vein: Lepidoptera; = discal vein, q.v.
"Explanation of Terms Used in Entomology" by John. B. Smith
The instrument by which it produces its music is contrived out of the ordinary nervures of the wing-case.
"The Western World" by W.H.G. Kingston
They are covered longitudinally by prominent nervures.
"My Friends the Savages" by Giovanni Battista Cerruti
The 'nervures' are generally of a yellowish tinge.
"Butterflies and Moths" by William S. Furneaux
The other wing consists of a rigid nervure in front and behind of thin parchment which supports fine rods of steel.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 10, Slice 5" by Various
Along the costa runs a costal nervure.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 13, Slice 4" by Various
Among many of the smaller Hymenoptera we find that the wings are almost destitute of nervures.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 14, Slice 2" by Various