Acalephae - definition of Acalephae by The Free Dictionary
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|n. pl.||1.||A group of Clenterata, including the Medusæ or jellyfishes, and hydroids; - so called from the stinging power they possess. Sometimes called sea nettles.|
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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99); metasoma dark brown Binodoxys acalephae
(Marshall) --Distance between primary and secondary tubercles more than width at spiracles (Fig.
volucre, Binodoxys acalephae (Marshall) and Binodoxys angelicae (Haliday).
Petiole and last tergites dark brown Binodoxys acalephae --Distance between primary and secondary tubercles on petiole longer than width at spiracles; sides of petiole between primary and secondary tubercles are neither enlarged nor parallel (Fig.