campodeiform


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campodeiform

(ˌkæmpəʊˈdiːɪˌfɔːm)
adj
resembling insects of the genus Campodea
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The third larval type is indicated by Adiphlebia lacoana, representing the earliest and phylogenetically basalmost occurrence of the Coleoptera, suggesting that its larva was a campodeiform predator, based on phylogenetic inferences (Kukalova-Peck and Lawrence, 2004), and extant archostematan beetles having a campodeiform larval stage (Crowson, 1981).
The judges' words were real doozies, too," quipped team captain Louise Thomas, of the six final words that decided the championship - campodeiform, clepsydra, coadjutor, dipnosophist, drepaniform and the dreaded drosophilist.