lamellicorn beetles

lamellicorn beetles
пластинчатоусые жуки (Lamellicornia)
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пластинчатоусые жуки

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  • lamellicorn — [lə mel′ikôrn΄] adj. [< ModL lamellicornis < LAMELLI + L cornu, HORN] 1. ending in flattened plates: said of the antennae of some beetles 2. having such antennae: said of various beetles n. a lamellicorn beetle, as a scarab beetle …   English World dictionary

  • lamellicorn — /leuh mel i kawrn /, Entomol. adj. 1. having antennae with lamellate terminal segments, as beetles of the group Lamellicornia, including the scarabaeids and stag beetles. 2. (of an antenna) having lamellate terminal segments. n. 3. a lamellicorn… …   Universalium

  • lamellicorn — /ləˈmɛləkɔn/ (say luh meluhkawn) Entomology –adjective 1. having antennae with lamellate and leaf like terminal segments, as beetles of the group Lamellicornia, which includes the scarabaeids and stag beetles. 2. (of antennae) having leaf like… …  

  • lamellicorn — la•mel•li•corn [[t]ləˈmɛl ɪˌkɔrn[/t]] adj. 1) zool. having antennae that terminate in flattened knobs, as some beetles 2) ent a lamellicorn beetle • Etymology: 1835–45; < NL lāmellicornis; see lamelli , corn …   From formal English to slang

  • elephant beetle — noun 1. : any of several very large chiefly tropical lamellicorn beetles that bear a forked upwardly curved horn on the front of the head 2. also elephant bug : weevil * * * elephant beetle, 1. any one of several lamellicorn beetles of enormous… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Frederick William Hope — was an English entomologist and founder of the Hope Department of Entomology at the University of Oxford.Hope was born 3 January 1797 at 37 Upper Seymour Street, London, the second son of John Thomas Hope of Netley Hall, Shrewsbury, and Ellen… …   Wikipedia

  • stag beetle — any of numerous lamellicorn beetles of the family Lucanidae, some of the males of which have mandibles resembling the antlers of a stag. [1675 85] * * * ▪ insect also called  Pinching Bug,         any of some 900 species of beetles (insect order… …   Universalium

  • Scarabaeidae — noun scarab or dung beetles • Syn: ↑family Scarabaeidae • Hypernyms: ↑arthropod family • Member Holonyms: ↑Lamellicornia, ↑superfamily Lamellicornia • Member Meronyms …   Useful english dictionary

  • scarabaeid — /skærəˈbiəd/ (say skaruh beeuhd) adjective 1. belonging or relating to the Scarabaeidae, a family of lamellicorn beetles, including the scarabs, June bugs, dung beetles, Christmas beetles, cockchafers, etc. –noun 2. any scarabaeid beetle. {New… …  

  • Gilbert John Arrow — (20 December 1873 London 5 October 1948) was an English entomologist.Arrow was a Deputy Keeper on the staff of the Natural History Museum in London from 1896 until 1938. He worked mainly on the Coleoptera.WorksFauna of British India… …   Wikipedia

  • scarabaeid — /skar euh bee id/, adj. 1. belonging or pertaining to the Scarabaeidae, a family of lamellicorn beetles, including the scarabs, dung beetles, June bugs, and cockchafers. n. 2. any scarabaeid beetle. Also, scarabaean. [1835 45; < NL scarabaeidae.… …   Universalium


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