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Furthermore, the spirals may be smooth or spinulose the elater uniform throughout or enlarged betimes by nodes and swellings.
The capillitium is very even the taeniae closely wound, the elater-ends often furcate.
I have frequently watched the ants make use of these passages mined by the elater on these occasions.Animal Intelligence|George J. Romanes
It is the elater, or still more scientifically, the Pyrophorus noctilucus.On the Banks of the Amazon|W.H.G. Kingston
Hence their name of Elater (derived from the same root as the word elastic).The Insect World|Louis Figuier