from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A genus of small acalyptrate flies typical of the family Borboridæ, containing black or blackish-brown species, some of which have rudimentary wings.


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  • {59} Herr T. Scheffer of Modling, near Vienna, gives the following characteristic of this new dipteral animal, which belongs to the family muscidae, and resembles the species borborus:

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