Definition of Superfamilies

1. Noun. (plural of superfamily) ¹



¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Superfamilies

1. superfamily [n] - See also: superfamily

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Superfamilies

superexponential
superexponentially
superexpress
superexpresses
superexpression
superexpressions
superexpressive
superextensile
superextensive
superextreme
superfabulous
superfactorial
superfactorials
superfalse
superfamilial
superfamilies (current term)
superfamily
superfamily Aphidoidea
superfamily Apoidea
superfamily Coccoidea
superfamily Hominoidea
superfamily Lamellicornia
superfamily Muroidea
superfamily Muscoidea
superfamily Platyrrhini
superfamily Sphecoidea
superfamily Tineoidea
superfamily Tyrannidae
superfamous
superfan

Literary usage of Superfamilies

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

1. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History by American Museum of Natural History (1905)
"... WITH REMARKS ON THE ORIGIN AND RELATIONSHIPS OF THE SUBORDERS, superfamilies, AND FAMILIES OF TESTUDINES. By OLIVER P. HAY.) The group of turtles called ..."

2. A Natural History of the British Lepidoptera: A Text-book for Students and by James William Tutt (1899)
"Although our knowledge is at present very incomplete, there appears to be good ground for including on the same evolutionary line •with these superfamilies, ..."

3. The New International Encyclopædia edited by Daniel Coit Gilman, Harry Thurston Peck, Frank Moore Colby (1903)
"31 (Washington, 1886). CLASSIFICATION. The order Hymenoptera is divided into two suborders, each containing several superfamilies, as follows: Suborder ..."

4. Fauna Hawaiiensis: Being the Land-fauna of the Hawaiian Islands by Royal Society (Great Britain), British Association for the Advancement of Science, Bernice Pauahi Bishop Museum, David Sharp (1901)
"It seems advisable, therefore, before discussing these parasitic families, to give first a brief resumé of the arrangement of all of these superfamilies and ..."

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