Definition of spring beetle. Meaning of spring beetle. Synonyms of spring beetle

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Definition of spring beetle

spring beetle
Elater El"a*ter, n. [NL., fr. Gr. ? driver, fr. ? to drive.] 1. (Bot.) An elastic spiral filament for dispersing the spores, as in some liverworts. 2. (Zo["o]l.) Any beetle of the family Elaterid[ae], having the habit, when laid on the back, of giving a sudden upward spring, by a quick movement of the articulation between the abdomen and thorax; -- called also click beetle, spring beetle, and snapping beetle. 3. (Zo["o]l.) The caudal spring used by Podura and related insects for leaping. See Collembola.

Meaning of spring beetle from wikipedia

- snapping beetles, spring beetles or skipjacks. This family was defined by William Elford Leach (1790–1836) in 1815. They are a cosmopolitan beetle family...
- The ****anese beetle (Popillia ****onica) is a species of scarab beetle. The adult measures 15 mm (0.6 in) in length and 10 mm (0.4 in) in width, has iridescent...
- mutabilis, also known as the figeater beetle (also green fruit beetle or fig beetle), is a member of the scarab beetle family. It belongs to the subfamily...
- Beetles are a group of insects that form the order Coleoptera, in the superorder Endopterygota. Their front pair of wings are hardened into wing-cases...
- The scarlet lily beetle, red lily beetle, or lily leaf beetle (Lilioceris lilii), is a leaf beetle that eats the leaves, stem, buds, and flowers, of lilies...
- The Volkswagen Beetle—officially the Volkswagen Type 1, informally in German the Käfer (meaning "beetle"), in parts of the English-speaking world the Bug...
- shorter than the body of the beetle, leaving the tail end slightly exposed. The larvae are black and appear armored. From spring through fall, during daylight...
- killing the adult beetles when they emerge in spring and early summer may be a better option. However, infestation by these beetles is often limited to...
- United States. Its distribution extends to Maine. Adult beetles emerge from the soil in the late spring or early summer and begin breeding, and a po****tion...
- cotton, beans, and corn. Adult beetles lay eggs in the soil near a cucurbit plant. The eggs hatch around mid spring and take 6-9 days to hatch under...
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