coleoptera defined in 1951 yearcoleoptera - coleoptera;
coleoptera - Beetles. A very large order of endopterygote insects. Forewings horny, covering hind part of body; hind wings membranous, may be small or absent. Larvae may be active predators (campodeiform) or caterpillar-like (cruciform) or a grub (apodous). Some important agricultural pests belong to this order, e.g. bollweevil, wireworm.
near coleoptera in Knolik
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