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Of, pertaining to, or containing, the petrified cases of the larvae of certain insects.

(Science: geology) indusial limestone, a fresh water limestone, largely composed of the agglomerated cases of caddice worms, or larvae of caddice flies (Phryganea). It is found in miocene strata of Auvergne, France, and some other localities.

See: indusium.

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