from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A genus of clavicorn beetles.
  • noun In its original application it was nearly the same as the modern family Cryptophagidæ; in a restricted sense it in-cludes those Cryptophagidæ which have the antennæ ending in a large orbicular or ovoid and compressed mass.
  • noun A genus of tetramerous beetles, of the family Erotylidæ: same as Engis.


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