and LACTURCIA, Roman divinities, who were believed to protect the young fruits of the field. (Serv. ad Aen. 1.315
; August. De Civ. Dei,
4.3.) Some believe that Lactans and Lacturcia are mere surnames of Ops, and that Lacturnus is a surname of Saturnus. (Hartung, Die Relig. der Röm.
vol. ii. pp. 129, 132.)