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- n. Any member of the Histeridae.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A member of the family Histeridæ.
- Of or belonging to the coleopterous family Histeridæ.
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With the release of the histerid beetle Teretriosoma nigrescens against the Larger grain borer (Prostephanus truncatus) in Togo and Kenya a milestone has been set in biological control of stored product pests affecting granaries at the small-scale farmer level.
Many guests were plodding along with the ants, mostly staphylinids of which we secured five species, a brown histerid beetle, a tiny chalcid, and several Phorid flies, one of which was winged.