Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In Latreille's system, the second tribe of the second section of Clavicornes, having simple narrow tibiæ and long five-jointed tarsi, the last joint, of which is large, with two strong hooks. Also Macrodactyli.

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  • Several other species of birds found here are limited to marshland habitats on Madagascar, including the slender-billed flufftail (Sarothrura watersi), Madagascar snipe (Gallinago macrodactyla), and Madagascar rail (Rallus madagascariensis).

    Madagascar subhumid forests

  • Like an underwater spaceship, a jellyfish, Aequorea macrodactyla, travels through the warm clear waters of the Celebes Seain the western Pacific Ocean.

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