Definition of Family Tipulidae

1. Noun. Crane flies.

Exact synonyms: Tipulidae
Generic synonyms: Arthropod Family
Group relationships: Nematocera, Suborder Nematocera
Member holonyms: Crane Fly, Daddy Longlegs

Lexicographical Neighbors of Family Tipulidae

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
family Tingidae
family Tipulidae (current term)
family Titanosauridae
family Todidae
family Torpedinidae
family Tortricidae
family Toxotidae
family Trachipteridae
family Tragulidae
family Trapaceae
family Tremellaceae
family Trephritidae
family Treponemataceae
family Triakidae
family Tribonemaceae
family Trichechidae

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 ..."

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