Definition of Family Tipulidae
1. Noun. Crane flies.
Generic synonyms: Arthropod Family
Group relationships: Nematocera, Suborder Nematocera
Member holonyms: Crane Fly, Daddy Longlegs
Lexicographical Neighbors of Family Tipulidae
Literary usage of Family Tipulidae
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Fauna of Mayfield's Cave by Arthur Mangun Banta (1907)
"Family TIPULIDAE. Crane Flies. These shade-loving flies are often found at the mouths of caves. ..."
2. Fresh-water Biology by Henry Baldwin Ward, George Chandler Whipple (1918)
"... and wholly retracted within the prothorax; posterior spiracles situate upon a respiratory disc Family TIPULIDAE. 6 (5) Head fully developed and usually ..."
3. Legislative Document by New York (State). Legislature (1920)
"Albany County: Albany. Tompkins County: Ithaca, May (OAJ). family Tipulidae Subfamily ... family Tipulidae ..."
4. Medical and Veterinary Entomology: A Textbook for Use in Schools and by William Brodbeck Herms (1915)
"Members of the family Tipulidae, crane flies or " daddy long- legs " are commonly mistaken for mosquitoes. The commoner species are usually distinguished by ..."