predaceous

[ pri-dey-shuh s ]SEE DEFINITION OF predaceous

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It is not alone the parasitic and predaceous insects which are beneficial.

Predaceous: applied to insects that live by preying upon other organisms.

They all are predaceous, powerful creatures, with a partiality for eggs.

Have live water-tigers and predaceous water-beetles in the aquarium.

Another group, the predaceous wasps, should be mentioned here.

They are predaceous; feeding on insects and other small forms.

Man, then, by the position of his eyes belongs to the predaceous animals.

The larvae in this family are well-armoured, active and predaceous.

The beetles are hairy and their larvae well-armoured and often predaceous.

The most destructive are the predaceous and parasitic insects.

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