Sex′ton-bee′tle, a coleopterous insect of the genus Necrophorus; Sex′tonship, the office of a sexton.
But I think he has learned something else of his coleopterous friends.
Compared with those of other larv they are said to be more like the mandibles of coleopterous than of dipterous larv.
The sitaris is a coleopterous parasite in the nests of the anthopore.
In no coleopterous insects is the structure more distinctly visible than in the larger Lamellicorns.
Two important characteristics of the coleopterous fauna are, the small size of the species, and the great scarcity of individuals.
I picture them, yawning and snarling over the tedious experiments, and listening desperately to Fabre's coleopterous chatter.
It is not developed in every genus, being chiefly perceived in the coleopterous, Hemipterous, and transparent-winged orders.
But which of the coleopterous tribes are entitled to the precedency?
This circumstance has contributed much to give to the coleopterous Order marked preponderance in the immense series of insects.