A class of small insects or beetles found commonly on plants and trees. They are noted for their various colors, such as yellow, red, and black and white variegated. The body is spherical, flat at the lower surface, and legs and head are small.
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B. P. Holst The Teachers' and Pupils' Cyclopaedia (Kansas City: The Bufton Book Company, 1909)