Definition of Tenebrionids
1. tenebrionid [n] - See also: tenebrionid
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Tenebrionids
Literary usage of Tenebrionids
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Transactions of the Kansas Academy of Science by Kansas Academy of Science (1908)
"... and tenebrionids. The blue jay gathers its fruit from nature's orchard and vineyard, not from man's; corn is the only vegetable food for which the ..."
2. Proceedings of the Hawaiian Entomological Society by Hawaiian Entomological Society (1906)
"... and P. oahuensis are the rarest and most desirable species, the former not having been found since it was first collected. Two endemic tenebrionids ..."
3. The Entomologist's Record and Journal of Variation by James William Tutt, Malcolm Burr (1890)
"Large black tenebrionids are characteristic of most, if not all, of the deserts of the Old World. At El Kantara the most abundant species is Adesmia ..."
4. Diseases and Enemies of Poultry by Leonard Pearson, Benjamin Harry Warren (1897)
"... and tenebrionids. The Blue Jay obtains Its fruit from nature's orchard and vineyard, not from man's; corn is the only vegetable food for which the ..."
5. Entomology for Beginners for the Use of Young Folks, Fruit-growers, Farmers by Alpheus Spring Packard (1888)
"beetles, water-beetles, the larvae of tenebrionids and of lady-beetles (Coccinella), and those of the lace-winged flies (Chrysopa) which prey on Aphides, ..."