from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- In Latreille's system of classification, the fourth family of Diptera, divided into Mydasii, Decatoma, and Stratiomydes, corresponding to the three modern families Mididæ, Beridæ, and Stratiomyidæ.
- The Stratiomyidæ alone.
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(Curculio lemniscatus from Shark Bay) a spider from Port Jackson (Aranea notacautha Quoy, Dolophones notacantha Walckenaer Apt. 1 383) in which the brown callosities at the end of the cylindrical abdomen were taken for eyes, a position rectified by Walckenaer as above and by Kirby in his
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