from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A genus of tachinid flies, perhaps synonymous with Leskia, erected for the uji-fly of Japan, U. sericaria.
  • n. by the silkworm, the eggs hatching and the larvæ developing within the body of the latter, instead of, as is usual with tachina-flies, laying its eggs upon the body of the worm. See Leskia.


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