from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • A series of hexapod insects which undergo true and complete metamorphosis; the Metabola, including Coleoptera, Lepidoptera, Diptera, Neuroptera, and Hymenoptera: opposed to Homomorpha.


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  • Small fish from the same continent include some of the beautiful Rasboras, such as the Harlequin (Trigonostigma heteromorpha), Narrow wedge harlequin (T. espei) and

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  • Puntius semifasciolatus Günther), harlequin rasbora (Trigonostigma heteromorpha

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