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  • noun tiger beetles


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  • "'He would have been far better advised to keep to his True Weevils, or even better his New World Cicindelidae... Cicindelidae, those glorious beetles! I have not yet arranged or even classed above half the collection you was so very kind as to bring me...'"

    --Patrick O'Brian, The Reverse of the Medal, 272

    February 29, 2008