All those operated upon, Capricorns, sacred beetles, ground beetles, die in convulsions.
"The Life of the Fly" by J. Henri Fabre
Capricorn beetle: a Cerambycid or long horned beetle.
"Explanation of Terms Used in Entomology" by John. B. Smith
A large black Capricorn Beetle, variegated with a lighter hue.
"Lachesis Lapponica" by Carl von Linné