from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n.pl. A division of Coleoptera including those which have but three joints in the tarsi.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- In entomology: A division of Coleoptera, including those beetles whose tarsi have normally three joints apiece. Also called Pseudotrimera. See cut under lady-bird. Compare Tetramera and Pentamera, and see tarsal system (under tarsal).
- A section of the hymenopterous family Chalcididæ, including the forms with three-jointed tarsi. They all belong to the subfamily Trichogramminæ. See cut under
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