Definition of Superfamily Sphecoidea
1. Noun. Families Sphecidae and Stizidae.
Generic synonyms: Arthropod Family
Group relationships: Hymenoptera, Order Hymenoptera
Member holonyms: Sphecoid, Sphecoid Wasp, Family Sphecidae, Sphecidae, Family Stizidae, Stizidae
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Superfamily Sphecoidea
Literary usage of Superfamily Sphecoidea
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1. The Canadian Entomologist by Entomological Society of Canada (1951- ), Entomological Society of Ontario (1899)
"The wasps belonging to this superfamily are apparently closely allied to the wasps in the superfamily Sphecoidea, and have been quite recently classified ..."
2. The New International Encyclopaedia edited by Daniel Coit Gilman, Harry Thurston Peck, Frank Moore Colby (1906)
"The solitary wasps belonging to the Vespoidea resemble greatly in habits the solitary wasps ol the superfamily Sphecoidea, although they differ in important ..."
3. Entomological News and Proceedings of the Entomological Section of the by Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia Entomological Section (1921)
"... eight of these belong to the superfamily Sphecoidea and five to the superfamily Apoidea. Among the bee genera are such common and well recognized ones ..."