Definition of Chrysopidae
1. Noun. Green lacewings.
Generic synonyms: Arthropod Family
Group relationships: Neuroptera, Order Neuroptera
Member holonyms: Aphid Lion, Aphis Lion, Chrysopid, Green Lacewing, Stink Fly
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Chrysopidae
Literary usage of Chrysopidae
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Biological Control of Insects and Mites: An Introduction to Beneficial by Daniel L. Mahr, Nino M. Ridgway (1993)
"Order Neuroptera Lacewings, antlions, and others FAMILIES chrysopidae (green ... FAMILY chrysopidae: Green or common lacewings Green lacewings are common ..."
2. The Canadian Entomologist by Entomological Society of Canada (1863-1871), Entomological Society of Canada (1951- ), Entomological Society of Ontario (1908)
"It is even probable that the Florissant species represent all that is known of extinct chrysopidae ; because the two European forms, according to Scudder ..."
3. Entomological News and Proceedings of the Entomological Section of the by Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia Entomological Section (1896)
"... the fourth this line is broken up into two separate spots one on the genas, the other on the clypeus (such a variation is very frequent in chrysopidae). ..."
4. Introduction to the Study of Zoölogy for Use in High Schools and Academies by N. A. Harvey (1901)
"... CC—Wings with branching veins and comparatively few cross veins or wings greenish (chrysopidae.) veinless. D—Tarsi two- or three-jointed. ..."
5. Biennial Report by California Dept. of Agriculture, California State Commission of Horticulture (1905)
"... chrysopidae, and Syrphidae noted as occasionally destroying the woolly aphis, also attack this, the pyriform aphis, but as this species increases more ..."
6. The Encyclopædia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and by Hugh Chisholm (1911)
"... of the families Hemerobiidae and chrysopidae, related to the ant- lions, scorpion-flies, &c., with long filiform antennae, longish bodies and two pairs ..."