Sentence Examples


  • 3, c p.) are a pair of ovoid organs which open from the collar-cavity to the exterior, their external pores lying immediately behind the base of the operculum.
  • The light proceeds from a pair of conspicuous smooth ovoid spots on the pronotum and from an area beneath the base of the abdomen.
  • The beetles are ovoid in shape, with smooth contours, and the elytra fit over the edges of the abdomen so as to enclose a supply of air, available for use when the insect remains under water.
  • Head with two long labial palps; shell ovoid; operculum horny, semicircular, carinated.
  • Shell ovoid, with short spire and folded columella; foot small, no operculum; siphon short.

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