from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In zoology: A large genus of common, harmless colubriform serpents; the garter-snakes, so called from their characteristic striped coloration.
- n. A genus of cerambycid beetles: synonymous with Rhaphidopsis.
- n. A genus of arctiid moths, having as type E. scapulosa from the Transvaal.
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