from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A genus of clavicorn beetles, of the family Nitidulidæ, having a bilobed labrum, 11-jointed antennæ with a 3-jointed oval club, legs moderate, tibiæ widening at tip, dilated tarsi, simple claws, and 2 or 3 dorsal segments beyond the elytra. C. hemiptcrus is a small species of wide geographical distribution.


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