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- proper n. The type genus of the Corydalidae. It includes the dobsonfly (Corydalus cornutus), whose aquatic larva, the hellgrammite, is used as bait in fishing.
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Breakfast under the same tree, sitting on the same patch of rose-coloured flowers -- a sort of fumitory (_Corydalus rutaefolia_) -- followed by another nine-hour bivouac, brought us to 5 P.M. and the extreme limit of boredom, when lo! the shikaris burst upon us in a state of frenzied excitement to announce the bear!
Here the fundamental characters of the larva are those of the Corydalus and Sialis and
Corydalus are too large for use and, as Walsh observed, are converted in the male into simple clasping organs.