Definition of Family Chrysopidae

1. Noun. Green lacewings.

Exact synonyms: Chrysopidae
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 Family Chrysopidae

family Charadriidae
family Chelonidae
family Cheloniidae
family Chelydridae
family Chenopodiaceae
family Chermidae
family Chimaeridae
family Chinchillidae
family Chironomidae
family Chlamydiaceae
family Chlamydomonadaceae
family Chloranthaceae
family Chlorophthalmidae
family Chrysochloridae
family Chrysomelidae
family Chrysopidae (current term)
family Chytridiaceae
family Cicadellidae
family Cicadidae
family Cichlidae
family Cicindelidae
family Ciconiidae
family Cimicidae
family Cinclidae
family Cistaceae
family Cladoniaceae
family Clathraceae
family Clavariaceae
family Cleridae
family Clethraceae

Literary usage of Family 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)
"family Chrysopidae: Green or common lacewings Green lacewings are common throughout the United States and are frequently found in fields, orchards, ..."

2. The American Naturalist by American Society of Naturalists, Essex Institute (1897)
"The purpose of the odor is doubtless to protect the Lace-wing from the attacks of birds and other enemies. The Lace-wings belong to the family Chrysopidae ..."

3. Applied Entomology; an Introductory Text-book of Insects in Their Relations by Henry Torsey Fernald (1921)
"The members of the family Chrysopidae are of great economic importance as the larvae feed freely on injurious insects, particularly aphids, ..."

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