noun plural -lopes (-ləˌpiːz)
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Example sentences from the Web for stylops
The eyes, the facettes of which are few in number, are placed on a footstalk, whence the name of the genus Stylops.
Packard describes the curious history of the female Stylops, which he found parasitic on one of the bees.
When the perfect bee emerges in the following spring, it bears the full-grown Stylops, protruding from the rings of its abdomen.The Romance of Natural History, Second Series|Philip Henry Gosse
I have caught Andrenas with two Stylops in them, flying about as usual and apparently none the worse for their inmates.Wild Bees, Wasps and Ants|Edward Saunders
The Stylops, being hatched while still in the body of the parent, is, therefore viviparous.Our Common Insects|Alpheus Spring Packard