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Adephaga is a suborder of Coleoptera, described by Schellenberg in 1806.

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Google previewAustralian Beetles Volume 1 (2013)

Morphology, Classification and Keys by Adam Slipinski, John Lawrence

Adephaga is a relatively large, monophyletic group of highly specialised beetles that differ from Archostemata and Myxophaga in having a secondary mesal articulation oftheprocoxae, relatively immobile metacoxae, six abdominal ...

Google previewThe Book of Beetles (2014)

A Life-Size Guide to Six Hundred of Nature's Gems by Patrice Bouchard

The suborder Adephaga is a diverse group of highly specialized beetles. The adults are primarily characterized by the two-segmented palp-like galea of the maxilla, the antennae that usually have 11 antennomeres, the enlarged hind coxae ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Inland Waters (2009)

Adephaga. Mostfamilies ofAdephaga are entirely aquatic, leading to a speculationthat development ofhardened elytra...

Thelargest Adephaga family, Carabidae with 40 000+ species, however,is almostentirely terrestrial, and those species ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Insects (2003)

by Vincent H. Resh, Ring T. Cardé

are recognized: Archostemata, Adephaga, Polyphaga, and Myxophaga. Archostemata includes only ...

Google previewThe Encyclopaedia Britannica (1911)

A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and General Information by Hugh Chrisholm

ADEPHAGA.——This tribe includes beetles of carnivorous habit with five segments on every foot. simple thread—like feelers with none of the segments enlarged to form club or pectination. and the outer lobs (galea) of the first maxilla usually ...

Google previewThe Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia: The Century dictionary ... prepared under the superintendence of William Dwight Whitney (1903)

Adephaga (a-def'a-gã), n, pl. [NL; neut. pl.: & Gr. admodyog : see adephagous.] A group of voracious, carnivorous, and predatory beetles, composing a part of the pentamerous division of the order Coleoptera. They have filiform antennae and ...

Google previewThe Century dictionary and cyclopedia (1906)

a work of universal reference in all departments of knowledge with a new atlas of the world by William Dwight Whitney, Benjamin Eli Smith

The Isomera Include the five series Adephaga, Clavieornia ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Ecology and Environmental Management (2009)

Suborder Adephaga includes eight families of beetles, nearly all predacious except Rhysodidae (wrinkled bark beetles), which live on decaying wood. Cicindelidae (tiger beetles) and Carabidae (ground beetles) are mostly terrestrial ; most ...

Google previewUniversal Dictionary of the English Language (1900)

A New and Original Work Presenting for Convenient Reference the Orthography, Pronuciation, Meaning, Use, Origin and Development of Every Word in the English Language... by Robert Hunter, Charles Morris

is the sub-tribe Adephaga, consisting of beetles which have two palpi in each jaw, or six in all. All are predatory. They are divided into the Geodephaga, or Land Adephaga, and the H dradcphaga, or Water Adephaga. The Ge ephagn contain ...

Google previewThe Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia: The Century dictionary ... prepared under the superintendence of William Dwight Whitney ... rev. & enl. under the superintendence of Benjamin E. Smith (1911)

Adephaga (a-def'a-gã), n. pl. [NL., neut. pl. Q Gr. admipáyog: see #pi. ous.] A. group of voracious, carnivorous, and predatory beetles, composing a part of the pentamerous division of the order Coleoptera. They have filiform antennae and but ...

Google previewConcise Illustrated Dictionary of Biocontrol Terms (2015)

by Vladimir V. Gouli, Svetlana Y. Gouli, Jose A.P. Marcelino

Adephaga one of four suborders of beetles, comprising families with predatory behavior, such as ground beetles (Carabidae) and tiger beetles (Cicindelidae).

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Scrabble value of A1D2E1P3H4A1G2A1

The value of this 8-letter word is 15 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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