Definition of Family Tineidae

1. Noun. Clothes moths.

Lexicographical Neighbors of Family Tineidae

family Theaceae
family Thelephoraceae
family Thelypteridaceae
family Theophrastaceae
family Theraphosidae
family Theridiidae
family Thiobacteriaceae
family Thraupidae
family Threskiornithidae
family Thripidae
family Thymelaeaceae
family Tiliaceae
family Tilletiaceae
family Timaliidae
family Tinamidae
family Tineidae (current term)
family Tingidae
family Tipulidae
family Titanosauridae
family Todidae
family Torpedinidae
family Tortricidae
family Toxotidae
family Trachipteridae
family Tragulidae
family Trapaceae
family Tremellaceae
family Trephritidae
family Treponemataceae
family Triakidae

Literary usage of Family Tineidae

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

1. Report of the Secretary of Agriculture by United States Dept. of Agriculture (1880)
"... family TINEIDAE. At Manatee, Fla., in the latter part of April, I found upon the trunk of an orange tree the ... Order LEPIDOPTERA ; family TINEIDAE. ..."

2. Papilio by New York Entomological Club (1881)
"... and should indicate a division inferior rather than superior to the family Tineidae. Mr. Chambers, however, rests his claim to the use of the term ..."

3. The Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales by Linnean Society of New South Wales (1893)
"The investigations which I macie for the purpose of this paper have led me to extend the limits of the family Tineidae beyond those which I originally ..."

4. Insects Injurious to the Household and Annoying to Man by Glenn Washington Herrick (1914)
"The moths belonging to the family Tineidae are all very small and have narrow wings fringed with very long, slender scales. Although small, some of them are ..."

5. Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington by Entomological Society of Washington (1905)
"... Clemens, family Tineidae. He also showed apple leaves mined by the larvae. The leaves bore mines of four generations of larvae, there being from 23 to ..."

6. Applied Entomology; an Introductory Text-book of Insects in Their Relations by Henry Torsey Fernald (1921)
"... trees should be cut and burned during the cold months, to destroy the caterpillars in them, as such trees are doomed in any case. family Tineidae ..."

7. The Natural History Review: A Quarterly Journal of Biological Science by Armagh Natural History and Philosophical Society, Belfast Natural History and Philosophical Society, Cork Scientific and Literary Society, Cuvierian Society of Cork, Dublin University Zoological and Botanical Association, Literary and Scientific Instit (1854)
"The family Tineidae, to which the clothes-moths belong, contains fourteen genera—the first two of which have apterous females. ..."

8. Sessional Papers by Ontario Legislative Assembly (1907)
"Super-family, Tineidae. Leaf miners and clothes moths. This family is very large and the larvae are mostly plant feeders. ..."

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