Leaf-beetles sentence example

leaf-beetles
  • The Chrysomelidae, or leaf-beetles (figs.
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  • The Bruchidae are often called "weevils," but they have no close affinity with the Rhynchophora, being nearly allied to the Chryso - melidae or leaf beetles.
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  • Sharp (1899), who divides the order into six great series of families: Lamellicornia (including the chafers and stag-beetles and their allies with five-segmented feet and plate-like terminal segments to the feelers); Adephaga (carnivorous, terrestrial and aquatic beetles, all with five foot-segments); Polymorpha (including a heterogeneous assembly of families that cannot be fitted into any of the other groups); Heteromera (beetles with the fore and intermediate feet five-segmented, and the hind-feet four-segmented); Phytophaga (including the leaf-beetles, and longhorns, distinguished by the apparently four-segmented feet), and Rhynchophora (the weevils and their allies, with head prolonged into a snout, and feet with four segments).
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