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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Shaped like a bristletail of a genus of wingless elongated insects

Usage examples (7)
  • The Neuroptera and Coleoptera among which campodeiform larvae are common, are less specialised than Lepidoptera,
  • Some of these caddis-grubs retain the campodeiform condition and do not shelter permanently in cases, as their relations do.
  • A fact of much importance in the transformations of beetles as pointed out by Brauer (1869) is that in a few families, the first larval instar is campodeiform, while the...
  • It is of interest to note that in the earlier stages of some caddises lately described and figured by A.J. Siltala (1907), the legs are relatively very long, and the larva is... for more
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