Sty"lops (?), n. [NL., fr. Gr. a pillar + , , the eye.] Zool.

A genus of minute insects parasitic, in their larval state, on bees and wasps. It is the typical genus of the group Strepsiptera, formerly considered a distinct order, but now generally referred to the Coleoptera. See Strepsiptera.

 

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