Definition of Family 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 Family Chrysopidae
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, ..."