Origin of meloid
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The first hatching, that of the normal egg, makes the Meloid go through the larval dimorphism of the Anthrax and the Leucospis.
The primary larva of this Meloid is still unknown, so far as I am aware; and I shall describe it in detail.
The Meloid seems to be revolving in a circle: it undoes what it has just done, it draws back after advancing.
Carabidoid: applied to the second stage of a meloid larva, when it resembles that of a Carabid.Explanation of Terms Used in Entomology|John. B. Smith
This is indeed a Meloid, a true Meloid, one of the strangest anomalies among the parasites of its tribe.