lamellicorn(redirected from lamellicorns)
Any of numerous beetles of the superfamily Scarabaeoidea, formerly Lamellicornia; a scarabaeoid.
[From New Latin Lāmellicornia, former superfamily name : lamelli- + Latin cornū, horn; see ker- in Indo-European roots.]
(Animals) any beetle of the superfamily Lamellicornia, having flattened terminal plates to the antennae: includes the scarabs and stag beetles
1. (Animals) of, relating to, or belonging to the Lamellicornia
2. (Zoology) designating antennae with platelike terminal segments
[C19: from New Latin Lamellicornia plate-horned (animals)]
1. having antennae that terminate in flattened knobs, as some beetles.n.
2. a lamellicorn beetle.