“The typical genus of Sironidae. Two species inhabit Europe, one the Philippines, and another (undescribed) is found in the United States. Also called Cyphophthalmus.” — Whitney, 1889
Illustration of a small insect with eight legs.
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William Dwight Whitney, PhD, LLD The Century Dictionary: An Encyclopedic Lexicon of the English Language (New York, NY: The Century Co., 1895) 5656