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1.(Zool.) A genus of beetles without wings, but having short oval elytra; the oil beetles. These beetles are sometimes used instead of cantharides for raising blisters. See Oil beetle, under Oil.
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Other discovery highlights at Trust properties around Wales were the black oil beetle Meloe proscarabaeus, and Gooden's Nomad bee Nomada goodeniana - both found at Cwm Tydu, in Ceredigion.
Alterando levemente un ejemplo tomado del filosofo noruego Jacob Meloe (cfr.
The National Trust said the short-necked oil beetle, known as Meloe brevicollis, was found by entomologist Bob Beckford on trust land in south Devon.
Forty short-necked oil beetles - otherwise known as meloe brevicollis - were found near Salcombe, South Devon - more than 200 miles from their last sighting in Sussex nearly 60 years ago.
The blister beetle species Meloe franciscanus and the host bees meet in the dunes of southwestern U.
In recommending the "from sea to land" perspective I am referring to the method suggested by the philosopher Jacob Meloe (1990, 73): one should situate oneself within the practice that the object belongs to, and then investigate the object and its contribution to that practice.
1 09-01 Melandrya striata Say 3 05-19 to 06-09 Synchroa punctata Newman 6 06-09 to 07-27 Meloidae Epicauta pensylvanica (DeGeer) 1 08-18 Meloe americanus (Leach) 1 05-05 Monotomidae Pycnotomina cavicolle (Horn) 4 05-05 to 06-03 Mordellidae Mordella marginata Melsheimer 3 06-16 to 08-17 Mordellistena aspersa (Melsheimer) 1 06-09 Mordellistena bihamata (Melsheimer) 1 07-14 Mycetophagidae Litargus balteatus LeConte 4 06-09 to 11-04 Litargus tetraspilotus LeConte 1 06-09 Mycetophagus melsheimeri LeConte 1 05-05 Oedemeridae Asclera ruficollis (Say) 3 04-28 to 05-19 Passandridae Catogenus rufus (F.
Working with host law firms such as Meloe Associados, in the Dominican Republic, Pelier presents a formal aspect of the organization with structuring and negotiating agreements, and brings to the table a vital knowledge of privacy and health laws.
Schoenfeld and Torleif Meloe, "American Labor--A 50-year Chronology," Monthly Labor Review, July 1950, pp.
ANDY HOWELL at Rodney Parade DRAGONS PERPIGNAN 23 TRIES Evans, A Jones CONS Tovey (2) PEN Tovey DROP-GOAL Tovey (2) 13 TRY Plante CON Hook PENS Hook (2) M Thomas; T Chavhanga, A Hughes, A Smith (capt), A Brew; J Tovey, W Evans; N Williams (P Price 54), L Burns (R Buckley 72), D Way (N Buck 58), A Jones, R Sidoli (S Morgan 72), L Evans, T Faletau, G Thomas J Porical; A Plante, M Mermoz (R Coetzee 71), G Hume (N Laharrague 54), J Candelon; J Hook, F Cazenave (B Guiry 72); P Freshwater (capt) (J Schuster 56), C Geli (G Guirado 48), B Bourrust (N Mas 48), O Olibeau, R Watchou, G Le Corvec (D Meloe 66), O Tonita (G Britz 51), J Perez Attendance: 5,160 Referee: Neil Paterson (Scotland)
This faking out of solitary bees by the blister beetle Meloe franciscanus marks the first recorded case of parasitic insects cooperating to mimic their target, report Hafernik and his San Francisco State colleague Leslie Saul-Gershenz.
Avaliaqao das tecnologias pos-colheita utilizadas e da qualidade de meloes nobres produzidos para exportaqao.