rove beetle









rove beetle


rove beetle EXAMPLES|WORD ORIGIN noun any of numerous beetles of the family Staphylinidae, having a slender, elongated body and very short front wings, and capable of running swiftly. Liberaldictionary.com

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  • Origin of rove beetle First recorded in 1765–75 Also called staphylinid. Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019 Examples from the Web for rove beetle Historical Examples of rove beetle

  • Of this description is the maxilla in the common dung-beetle (Geotrupes stercorarius), and rove-beetle (Staphylinus olens).

    An Introduction to Entomology: Vol. III (of 4)

    William Kirby

  • British Dictionary definitions for rove beetle rove beetle noun any beetle of the family Staphylinidae, characterized by very short elytra and an elongated body: typically they are of carnivorous or scavenging habits Collins English Dictionary – Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012

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