a.1.Of a straw color; greenish yellow.
A little insect of a festucine or pale green.
- Sir T. Browne.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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Head brown, with dark yellow scales dorsally; antenna almost as long as forewing, basal half black, apical half festucine; labial palpus long, upcurved, first segment very short, covered with yellow scales, second segment with rough, yellow scales, third segment brown, being more slender than second segment; compound eye surrounded by yellowish brown scales.