belonging or pertaining to the Scarabaeidae, a family of lamellicorn beetles, including the scarabs, dung beetles, June bugs, and cockchafers.
any scarabaeid beetle.
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How to use scarabaeid in a sentence
The larva of the scarabaeid is snapped up underground, for the first time.More Hunting Wasps | J. Henri Fabre
Then with which scarabaeid does the empty skin which is still unknown to me correspond?More Hunting Wasps | J. Henri Fabre
In both frequency and percentage, scarabaeid beetles constituted the other important food source.
British Dictionary definitions for scarabaeid
any beetle of the family Scarabaeidae, including the sacred scarab and other dung beetles, the chafers, goliath beetles, and rhinoceros beetles
of, relating to, or belonging to the family Scarabaeidae
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