Definition of Superfamily Muscoidea

1. Noun. Two-winged flies especially the families: Muscidae; Gasterophilidae; Calliphoridae; Tachinidae.

Exact synonyms: Muscoidea
Generic synonyms: Arthropod Family
Group relationships: Diptera, Order Diptera



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Superfamily Muscoidea

superextensive
superextreme
superfabulous
superfactorial
superfactorials
superfalse
superfamilial
superfamilies
superfamily
superfamily Aphidoidea
superfamily Apoidea
superfamily Coccoidea
superfamily Hominoidea
superfamily Lamellicornia
superfamily Muroidea
superfamily Muscoidea (current term)
superfamily Platyrrhini
superfamily Sphecoidea
superfamily Tineoidea
superfamily Tyrannidae
superfamous
superfan
superfans
superfarm
superfarms
superfast
superfatted
superfatting
superfecta
superfectas

Literary usage of Superfamily Muscoidea

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

1. The House Fly, Disease Carrier: An Account of Its Dangerous Activities and by Leland Ossian Howard (1911)
"... and among zoologists it is referred to as Musca domestica L. The superfamily Muscoidea, to which it belongs and of which it is the type, is a very large ..."

2. Smithsonian Miscellaneous Collections by Smithsonian Institution (1908)
"This is especially true of the dipterous superfamily Muscoidea. The systematists of the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, according to the work they did ..."

3. Smithsonian Miscellaneous Collections by Smithsonian Institution (1908)
"This is especially true of the dipterous superfamily Muscoidea. The systematists of the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, according to the work they did ..."

4. Class Book of Economic Entomology: With Special Reference to the Economic by William Lochhead (1919)
"254. BBB. With well developed mouth-parts; palpi present; head with a suture above the antennae.—superfamily Muscoidea. ..."

5. The Development of the American Alligator (A. Mississippiensis) by Albert Moore Reese (1908)
"This is especially true of the dipterous superfamily Muscoidea. The systematists of the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, according to the work they did ..."

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