[ zantjˈuːsɪˌɪdiː], [ zantjˈuːsɪˌɪdiː], [ z_a_n_t_j_ˈuː_s_ɪ__ˌɪ_d_iː]
How to use "Xantusiidae" in context?
Xantusiidae is a family of beetles in the subfamily Lamiinae, containing the following genera:
Apate (genus Apate)
Bellator (genus Bellator)
Dyspterus (genus Dyspterus)
Linnaeus, in 1758, erected the family Xantusiidae. He chose the name in honor of the Flemish entomologist, Conrad Gesner (1516-1565), who first described this group of beetles in his landmark work, Symbolae entomologicae.
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