from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- In some systems of classification (as Latreille's), a group of scarabæoid lamellicorn beetles, closely related to the Hoplides, but having the two divisions of the labium produced beyoud the mentum, the elytra with rounded tips divaricating from each other, and the antennæ 9- or 10-jointed, the last 3 joints constituting the claveola.
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