n. pl. [L. acutus, sharpened; lingua, tongue]
A former classification (Acutilinguae) of bees that have a short pointed tongue; see obtusilingues.

Online Dictionary of Invertebrate Zoology. . 2005.

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  • obtusilingues — n. pl. [L. obtusus, blunt; lingua, tongue] (ARTHROPODA: Insecta) In a former classification, those bees with short tongues having an obtuse or bifid tip; see acutilingues …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

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