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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A genus of crabs, giving name to the family Corystidæ. In the male the chelæ are about twice as long as the body. Latreille, 1802. See cut under Corystidæ.
  • n. In entomology: A genus of ladybirds, of the family Coccincllidæ, containing one species, from Cayenne in French Guiana.
  • n. A genus of the hymenopterous family Braconidæ. Reinhard, 1865.


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