from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In Latreille's system, the first family of Coleoptera trimera, now retained as a superfamily of trimerous or cryptotetramerous coleopterans, with filiform maxillary palpi, and moderately long flattened or clavate antennæ: represented by such families as the Endomychidæ or fungus-beetles. See cut under Endomychus.
  • n. A group of dipterous insects or fungus-gnats.


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