from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Walking straight forward, as a spider; pertaining to the Rectigrad√¶: correlated with laterigrade, saltigrade, etc.


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  • Geometrid: larva which, when walking, alternately elevate and straighten the middle of their body: opposed to rectigrade; q.v. Geodephagous: = adephagous; q.v. Geodromica: terrestrial Heteroptera in which the antennae are not concealed.

    Explanation of Terms Used in Entomology


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