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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A genus of saw-flies, typical of the family Tenthredinidæ, at first coextensive with the family, but now restricted to certain forms with long setaceous antennæ, in which the third joint is longer than the fourth, and the lanceolate cell of the fore wings has a straight cross-nervure. They are the largest of the saw-flies next to the Cimbicinæ.

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