Definition of Syrphid

1. Adjective. Of or pertaining to flies of the genus ''Syrphus'' or the family ''Syrphidae''. ¹



2. Noun. A fly of the genus ''Syrphus'' or the family ''Syrphidae''. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Syrphid

1. a winged insect [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Syrphid

syringocoele
syringocoeles
syringomyelia
syringomyelias
syringomyelic
syringotome
syringotomes
syringotomies
syringotomy
syrinx
syrinxes
syrma
syrmas
syrphian
syrphians
syrphid (current term)
syrphids
syrphus
syrphus flies
syrphus fly
syrphuses
syrt
syrtes
syrtic
syrtis
syrts
syrup
syrup of figs
syrup of ipecac
syruped

Literary usage of Syrphid

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

1. Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington by Entomological Society of Washington (1914)
"A puparium of this rather common syrphid fly was found by the writer February 18 last on ... The puparium proper is 11 mm. long, of the usual syrphid shape, ..."

2. The Entomologist's Monthly Magazine by Nathaniel Lloyd and Company (1903)
"... working assiduously on a vile day, captured there a syrphid which her acute entomological intelligence recognised as something unusual, and which, ..."

3. Western Diptera: Descriptions of New Genera and Species of Diptera from the by Carl Robert Osten-Sacken (1877)
"Family syrphid^. As I left San Francisco, going east, about the middle of July—that is, before the best season for collecting ..."

4. A Manual on the Study of Insects by John Henry Comstock, Anna Botsford Comstock (1895)
"470 syrphid^. II. Antenna with dorsal bristle. J. Head extremely large, ... syrphid.*. AA. Flies in which the abdomen is indistinctly segmented, ..."

5. Entomological News and Proceedings of the Entomological Section of the by Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia Entomological Section (1903)
"syrphid^Î. A most remarkable dipterous larva was collected in a nest of ... So much does it resemble the slug-like larvae of the syrphid fly, Microdon, ..."

6. Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington by Entomological Society of Washington (1914)
"A puparium of this rather common syrphid fly was found by the writer February 18 last on ... The puparium proper is 11 mm. long, of the usual syrphid shape, ..."

7. The Entomologist's Monthly Magazine by Nathaniel Lloyd and Company (1903)
"... working assiduously on a vile day, captured there a syrphid which her acute entomological intelligence recognised as something unusual, and which, ..."

8. Western Diptera: Descriptions of New Genera and Species of Diptera from the by Carl Robert Osten-Sacken (1877)
"Family syrphid^. As I left San Francisco, going east, about the middle of July—that is, before the best season for collecting ..."

9. A Manual on the Study of Insects by John Henry Comstock, Anna Botsford Comstock (1895)
"470 syrphid^. II. Antenna with dorsal bristle. J. Head extremely large, ... syrphid.*. AA. Flies in which the abdomen is indistinctly segmented, ..."

10. Entomological News and Proceedings of the Entomological Section of the by Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia Entomological Section (1903)
"syrphid^Î. A most remarkable dipterous larva was collected in a nest of ... So much does it resemble the slug-like larvae of the syrphid fly, Microdon, ..."

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