Rubytail
Rubytail Ru"by*tail`, n. (Zo["o]l.) A European gold wasp ({Chrysis ignita}) which has the under side of the abdomen bright red, and the other parts deep bluish green with a metallic luster. The larva is parasitic in the nests of other wasps and of bees. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • rubytail — ˈ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ noun or ruby tailed fly ˈ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ : any of various cuckoo wasps; especially : a common European insect (Chrysis viridula) having part of the abdomen metallic red …   Useful english dictionary

  • Chrysis ignita — Rubytail Ru by*tail , n. (Zo[ o]l.) A European gold wasp ({Chrysis ignita}) which has the under side of the abdomen bright red, and the other parts deep bluish green with a metallic luster. The larva is parasitic in the nests of other wasps and… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Оса-блестянка огненная — ? Оса блестянка огненная Научная классификация Царство: Животные …   Википедия

  • Блестянка пламенно-красная — ? Блестянка пламенно красная …   Википедия

  • ruby-tailed fly — noun see rubytail …   Useful english dictionary

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