Definition of Coleopteran

1. n. One of the order of Coleoptera.



Definition of Coleopteran

1. Noun. Any insect of the order ''Coleoptera''; includes the beetles, weevils and fireflies ¹

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Definition of Coleopteran

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Coleopteran

colectomies
colectomy
coled
colegatee
colegatees
colemanite
colemanites
colemouse
coleocele
coleoid
coleoids
coleopter
coleopteral
coleopteran (current term)
coleopterans
coleoptericin
coleopterist
coleopterists
coleopteroid
coleopterologist
coleopterology
coleopterous
coleopters
coleoptile
coleoptiles
coleoptosis
coleorhiza
coleorhizae

Literary usage of Coleopteran

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1. IPM (Integrated Pest Management) and Biological Control of Plant Pests by Jane P. Gates (1994)
"... Spread 194 NAL Call No: 448.3 APS Novel Bacillus thuringiensis insecticida! crystal protein with a silent activity against coleopteran larvae. ..."

2. Journal of the Royal Microscopical Society by Royal Microscopical Society, London (1882)
"... are still to be seen, except after very violent contraction. All the described forms of cross lines can be seen in the coleopteran muscle. ..."

3. Studies in Spermatogenesis by Nettie Maria Stevens (1906)
"It has also been shown that a different type of coleopteran spermatogenesis exists in at least 3 families, where an odd chromosome like that in the ..."

4. Text-book of the Embryology of Invertebrates by Eugen Korschelt, Karl Heider, Edward Laurens Mark, William McMichael Woodworth, Matilda Bernard, Martin Fountain Woodward (1899)
"179) they resemble the coleopteran larvae. They have three "pairs of long thoracic limbs, and at the end of the al>domen a pair of processes beset with ..."

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