from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • A group of coleopterous insects named from the genus Phlœocharis, and forming a small tribe of the rove-beetle family, Staphylinidæ, comprising species of slender, depressed form. Only four genera are known, or which two inhabit the United States.


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