Definition of Order ephemerida

1. Noun. Mayflies.




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Order Ephemerida

order Dermoptera
order Diapensiales
order Dicranales
order Dictyoptera
order Dinocerata
order Dinoflagellata
order Dinornithiformes
order Diptera
order Discocephali
order Ebenales
order Edentata
order Embiodea
order Embioptera
order Endomycetales
order Entomophthorales
order Ephemerida
order Ephemeroptera
order Equisetales
order Ericales
order Erysiphales
order Eubacteriales
order Eubryales
order Euphausiacea
order Eurotiales
order Eurypterida
order Exocycloida
order Fagales
order Falconiformes
order Filicales
order Foraminifera

Literary usage of Order ephemerida

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. A Manual on the Study of Insects by John Henry Comstock, Anna Botsford Comstock (1895)
"CHAPTER V. Order EPHEMERIDA (Eph-e-mer'i-da). The May-flics. The members of this order have delicate membranous wings, with aß ne network of veins; ..."

2. The Insect Book: A Popular Account of the Bees, Wasps, Ants, Grasshoppers by Leland Ossian Howard (1901)
"... THE MAY-FLIES OR SHAD-FLIES (order ephemerida.) The so-called May-flies, or shad-flies, are the insects which constitute this order. ..."

3. Lake Maxinkuckee: A Physical and Biological Survey by Barton Warren Evermann, Howard Walton Clark (1920)
"... order ephemerida THE MAY-FLIES The May-flies are probably the most important insects in relation to the fishes of the lake. Their eggs are laid in the ..."

4. Medical and Veterinary Entomology: A Textbook for Use in Schools and by William Brodbeck Herms (1915)
"order ephemerida, — May flies, — mouth parts vestigial; simple metamorphosis. 3. Order Odonata, — Dragon flies and damsel flies, — simple metamorphosis. 4. ..."

5. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1899)
"The insects of the single family of the order Ephemerida are of little economic value, except that they are important fish food. ..."

6. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1899)
"The insects of the single family of the order Ephemerida are of little economic value, except that they are important fish food. ..."

7. Biennial Report by California Dept. of Agriculture, California State Commission of Horticulture (1907)
"order ephemerida includes the mayflies, which are very delicate insects that appear in enormous numbers on summer evenings on the margins of quiet streams ..."

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