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- n. A genus of sawflies of the hymenopterous family Tenthredinidæ, and typical of the subfamily Lydinæ, having the fore wings with two marginal cells and the long antennæ setaceous in both sexes. The group is large and wide-spread, with 30 European and over 50 North American species.
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“I called Lyda to personally thank her," Colorado Springs Parks, Recreation and Cultural Services director Paul Butcher said in an e-mail Thursday.”
“Our Lyda is a remarkable person," her mother would often say; "isn't she?”
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