lytta


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lytta

(lĭt′ə)
n. pl. lyttae (lĭt′ē′)
A thin cartilaginous strip on the underside of the tongue of certain carnivorous mammals, such as dogs.
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The genus Lytta (Coleoptera: Meloidae) contains approximately 69 species found in the Nearctic (Pinto & Bologna 2002), primarily in the United States and Mexico.
Selander (1960) suggested that the somewhat gregarious nature of Meloidae, including Lytta species, serves to maintain the adult beetles near nesting sites of host bees.
The nests of some of these families of Hymenoptera are hosts of larvae of other species of Lytta (Pinto & Bologna 1999).
Only 15 species of meloids including two species of Lytta (L.
New distributional records for some candidate species of Lytta in California (Coleoptera: Meloidae).