- having antennae with lamellate terminal segments, as beetles of the group Lamellicornia, including the scarabaeids and stag beetles.
- (of an antenna) having lamellate terminal segments.
- a lamellicorn beetle.
Origin of lamellicorn
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This is remarkable in some Lamellicorn beetles, as Anoplognathus Leach.
In the Lamellicorn beetles they are remarkable for their great length.An Introduction to Entomology: Vol. IV (of 4)
The margin of the nose in most Lamellicorn insects, though mostly level, curves upwards.
The Lamellicorn beetles also, and many other Coleoptera, exhibit the same structure.
Pleurostict: lamellicorn beetles in which the abdominal spiracles are situated on the dorsal portion of the ventral sclerites.Explanation of Terms Used in Entomology
John. B. Smith
- any beetle of the superfamily Lamellicornia, having flattened terminal plates to the antennae: includes the scarabs and stag beetles
- of, relating to, or belonging to the Lamellicornia
- designating antennae with platelike terminal segments
C19: from New Latin Lamellicornia plate-horned (animals)
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