Corydalus cornutus


Corydalus cornutus
noun
large soft-bodied insect having long slender mandibles in the male; aquatic larvae often used as bait
Syn: ↑dobson, ↑dobsonfly, ↑dobson fly
Hypernyms: ↑neuropteron, ↑neuropteran, ↑neuropterous insect
Member Holonyms: ↑Corydalus, ↑genus Corydalus, ↑Corydalis, ↑genus Corydalis

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  • Corydalus cornutus — Adult male eastern dobsonfly Scientific classification Kingdom …   Wikipedia

  • Corydalus cornutus — Corydalus Corydalus prop. n. The type genus of the {Corydalidae}. It includes the dobsonfly ({Corydalus cornutus}), whose aquatic larva, the {hellgrammite}, is used as bait in fishing. Syn: genus {Corydalus}, genus Corydalis. [WordNet 1.5 +PJC] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Corydalus cornutus — Hellgamite Hell ga*mite, Hellgramite Hell gra*mite, n. (Zo[ o]l.) The aquatic larva of a large American winged insect ({Corydalus cornutus}), much used a fish bait by anglers; the dobson. It belongs to the Neuroptera. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Corydalus cornutus — Dobson Dob son, n. (Zo[ o]l.) The aquatic larva of a large neuropterous insect ({Corydalus cornutus}), used as bait in angling. See {Hellgamite}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Corydalus — sp Scientific classification Kingdom: Animalia …   Wikipedia

  • Corydalus — prop. n. The type genus of the {Corydalidae}. It includes the dobsonfly ({Corydalus cornutus}), whose aquatic larva, the {hellgrammite}, is used as bait in fishing. Syn: genus {Corydalus}, genus Corydalis. [WordNet 1.5 +PJC] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Corydalus — noun type genus of the Corydalidae • Syn: ↑genus Corydalus, ↑Corydalis, ↑genus Corydalis • Hypernyms: ↑arthropod genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Corydalidae, ↑family Corydalida …   Useful english dictionary

  • genus Corydalus — noun type genus of the Corydalidae • Syn: ↑Corydalus, ↑Corydalis, ↑genus Corydalis • Hypernyms: ↑arthropod genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Corydalidae, ↑family Corydalidae …   Useful english dictionary

  • hellgrammite — Corydalus Corydalus prop. n. The type genus of the {Corydalidae}. It includes the dobsonfly ({Corydalus cornutus}), whose aquatic larva, the {hellgrammite}, is used as bait in fishing. Syn: genus {Corydalus}, genus Corydalis. [WordNet 1.5 +PJC] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Corydalidae — ? Corydalidae Protohermes grandis …   Википедия


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