Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In entomology, the typical genus of the family Nitidulidæ, established by Fabricius in 1775. The species are wide-spread, but not numerous, and are found chiefly on carrion.
  • n. In ornithology, a genus of Indian flycatchers, containing N. hodgsoni.

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Examples

  • The team examined fossilized tooth enamel of leopards, lions, and spotted hyenas, in addition to three extinct species: Megantereon; Dino felis, a false saber-toothed cat; and Chasmoporithetes nitidula, an extinct hunting hyena.

    Ancient Enemies

  • _Anthaxia nitidula_, passes his larval existence between the wood and the bark.

    The Glow-Worm and Other Beetles

  • Excipula cpidcrmidis.glandicola. liliorum.majuscula. nitidula.rumicicola. ulmicola. viticola.

    Transactions of the American Philosophical Society

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