cantharid

cantharid

(ˈkænθərɪd)
n
(Animals) any beetle of the family Cantharidae, having a soft elongated body; though found frequenting flowers, they are carnivorous
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The bottle-traps sometimes caught other insects including bush crickets, cantharid beetles, ephemeropterans, plecopterans, tipulids and various other dipterans.
There are the songs in various metres that are heard by Van, Ada, and Ada's younger sister Lucette--the latter two dressed in fashionable gowns 'miraged' by Vass that season, Lucette's in cantharid green--when Van takes them to the Ursus restaurant, where one of the dancers is Flora ('Rumanian?