from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- One of the two main groups of the Heteroptera. It includes all of the terrestrial families except the Saldidæ, and it also includes the Nepidæ of the aquatic series. The posterior coxæ are nearly globose, partly embedded in cavities, and have a rotary motion.
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Pagiopoda: Heteroptera, in which the posterior coxae are not globose and the articulation is a hinge joint: see trochalopoda.