The primary larva of this meloid is still unknown, so far as I am aware; and I shall describe it in detail.
And behold, the law of the meloid has to be struck off the statutes, a fate common to many others, as this chapter will prove.
I really had before my eyes the pseudochrysalis of some meloid.
The meloid seems to be revolving in a circle: it undoes what it has just done, it draws back after advancing.
I was therefore firmly convinced that the parasite of the Mantis-hunters could only be a meloid.
The first hatching, that of the normal egg, makes the meloid go through the larval dimorphism of the Anthrax and the Leucospis.
This is indeed a meloid, a true meloid, one of the strangest anomalies among the parasites of its tribe.
Two Zonites, both visitors of the eryngo-heads during the heats of summer, are among the meloid of my part of the country.
Carabidoid: applied to the second stage of a meloid larva, when it resembles that of a Carabid.
Scarabidoid: applied to that stage of a meloid larva in which it resembles a white grub or Scarabid larva.