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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In Latreille's system of classification, the second family of homopterous hemipterous insects, commonly called plant-lice, inexactly equivalent to the modern family Aphididœ, including the thysanurous genus Thrips, etc., as well as the Psyllidœ or false plant-lice, and excluding the Coccidœ or scale-insects.


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