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Noun1.Phillidae - leaf insects
arthropod family - any of the arthropods
order Phasmatodea, order Phasmida, Phasmatodea, Phasmida - in some classifications considered a suborder of Orthoptera: stick insects; leaf insects
genus Phyllium, Phyllium - type genus of the Phyllidae
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Thus, the poem of the pastoral entitled "Harpalus complaynt on Phillidaes love bestowed on Corin, who loved her not, and denyed him that loved her" [24], can be analyzed as a variation of the first 44 lines of Virgil's second eclogue.
(85-88) (11) Lines 45-55 in Eclogue II are represented in the pastoral by the poem entitled "Phillidaes Love-call to her Coridon and his replying" [46], a poem signed Ignoto though attributed to Sir Walter Raleigh.
(12) In lines 29-36 of Eclogue VII, as in the poem by Sir Walter Raleigh entitled "Phillidaes Love-call" [46], Virgil's Corydon and his opponent Thyrsis participate in a carmen amobaeum or alternate singing in which they take it in turns to introduce votive epigrams, just as if they were exchanging offerings: