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n. pl. cal·a·thi (-thī′)
A vase-shaped basket represented in Greek painting and sculpture.
[Latin, from Greek kalathos.]
, pl -thi
(Art Terms) a vase-shaped basket represented in ancient Greek art, used as a symbol of fruitfulness
[C18: from Latin, from Greek kalathos]
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The most numerous species were Poecilus versicolor (Sturm 1824), Pterostichus melanarius (Illiger 1798), Calathus
melanocephalus (Linne 1758), C.
Calosoma cancellatum Eschscholtz, Calathus
ruficollis Casey, Calathus
ingratus Dejean, and Pterostichus adstrictus Eschscholtz.
Prey consumption and fecundity of the carabid beetle Calathus
melanocephalus on diets of three cereal aphids: high consumption rates of low-quality prey.