anomala definition

  • noun:
    • A genus of lamellicorn beetles, of the family Scarabœidœ, having 9-jointed antennæ and margined elytra.
    • A genus of bivalve mollusks, regarding the household Corbiculidœ: synonymous with Egeta.
    • [made use of as a plural.] A small grouping of decapod crustaceans, like the Hippidœ and Paguridæ: an inexact synonym of Anomura.
    • plural A tribe of brachyurous crustaceans containing the households Dromidæ, Homolidæ, and Raninidæ.
    • genus of beetles whoever grubs supply mainly on origins of plants; includes several insects of cultivated grasses

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