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kamolung n beetle Ka anak to mgo kamolung, alibutod, katod, langgi-on The offspring of the beetle(s) are the alibutod katod [and] langgi-on grubs. [Any of several varieties of beetle, some of which are cultivated for their larva, or grubs. The edible grubs include alibutod, katod and langgi-ion. The pupa stage for each of these is called, kanggò. (The kumungbow “coconut beetle”, is also a kamolung but has its own specific name.)] see fr.: katod; see fr.: kumumbow.

kumumbow n Large black coconut beetle [The kumumbow is a specific for thie coconut beetle. The generic term kamolung “beetle” also applies to this variety. The male kumumbow has horns on its head. Both male and female beetles hiss when disturbed. The larva is an short, fat edible grub called alibutod which is generic for the larva of several kinds of beetles.] see: kamolung.

kanggò n The pupa of various insects such beetles, bees, flies or cicadas. Ka kanggò, ogtotongos to ogko-ugpa-an. The pupa wraps [itself] up in a dwelling-place. [This is the stage where the creature usually has some kind of casing or as the beetle larva which wraps itself in a leaf.] gen: alibutod; spec: katod, langgi-on.

katod n A long edible grub which is the larva of a black and red beetle. [The generic term for beetle is kamolung. The grubs of some beetles are alibutod but the grub of this specific beetle is longer with more pronounced joints. The adult beetle is a somewhat long, black and red beetle which is shorter than the larva.] see: kamolung; gen: alibutod; gen: kanggò.