Longicornia
Longicornia Lon`gi*cor"ni*a, n. pl. [NL., fr. L. longus long + cornu horn.] (Zo["o]l.) A division of beetles, including a large number of species, in which the antenn[ae] are very long. Most of them, while in the larval state, bore into the wood or beneath the bark of trees, and some species are very destructive to fruit and shade trees. See {Apple borer}, under {Apple}, and {Locust beetle}, under {Locust}. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • Locust beetle — Longicornia Lon gi*cor ni*a, n. pl. [NL., fr. L. longus long + cornu horn.] (Zo[ o]l.) A division of beetles, including a large number of species, in which the antenn[ae] are very long. Most of them, while in the larval state, bore into the wood… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Francis Polkinghorne Pascoe — (September 1 1813 June 20 1893) was an English entomologist mainly interested in Coleoptera.BiographyHe was born in Penzance Cornwall and trained at St. Bartholomews Hospital. Appointed surgeon in the Navy he served on Australian , West Indian… …   Wikipedia

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  • Longicorn — Lon gi*corn, a. [L. longus long + cornu horn: cf. F. longicorne.] (Zo[ o]l.) Long horned; pertaining to the {Longicornia}. n. One of the Longicornia. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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