Definition of Family ixodidae
1. Noun. Hard ticks.
Generic synonyms: Arthropod Family
Group relationships: Acarina, Order Acarina
Member holonyms: Hard Tick, Ixodid, Genus Ixodes, Ixodes, Dermacentor, Genus Dermacentor
Lexicographical Neighbors of Family Ixodidae
Literary usage of Family ixodidae
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Entomological News and Proceedings of the Entomological Section of the by Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia Entomological Section (1915)
"Family IXODIDAE. Ixodes Latreille. I. cookei Pack. New Jersey, (Tech. Series No. 15, US Bur. Ent.) Common on small mammals. Haemaphysalis Koch. ..."
2. The Insect Book: A Popular Account of the Bees, Wasps, Ants, Grasshoppers by Leland Ossian Howard (1905)
"... parasites of the family Ixodidae, but in the case of the so-called sheep tick, which is really a dipterous insect, it is not surprising that the name ..."
3. Preventive Medicine and Hygiene by Milton Joseph Rosenau, George Chandler Whipple, John William Trask, Thomas William Salmon (1921)
"TICKS Ticks belong to the family Ixodidae; quite a number of different species are known to attack man. Ticks, or wood lice, are not true Insecta, ..."