from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A genus of parasitic hymenopterous insects of the family Proctotrypidæ, typical of the subfamily Platygasterinæ.
- n. A genus of true bugs of the family Lygæidæ, erected by Schilling in 1829.
- n. A genus of fishes erected by Swainson in 1839.
- n. A genus of flies of the family Acroceridæ, erected by Zetterstedt in 1840: same as Sphærogaster.
Sorry, no etymologies found.