family Meloidae


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Related to family Meloidae: Mylabris, Striped Blister Beetle
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Noun1.family Meloidae - blister beetlesfamily Meloidae - blister beetles      
arthropod family - any of the arthropods
blister beetle, meloid - beetle that produces a secretion that blisters the skin
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There are approximately 2, 500 species within the family Meloidae worldwide, and all produce cantharidin.
Cantharidin, a well known natural compound produced by beetles of family Meloidae and Oedemeridae, developed as bio- insecticide in China, was investigated for its effect of cytochrome P450 O-demethylase activity using sub-lethal concentration.
Toxicity of cantharidin, a well known natural compound produced by beetles of family Meloidae and Oedemeridae, was examined on Helicoverpa armigera.