Definition of Asilidae
1. Noun. Robber flies.
Generic synonyms: Arthropod Family
Group relationships: Diptera, Order Diptera
Member holonyms: Bee Killer, Robber Fly
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Asilidae
Literary usage of Asilidae
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Cambridge Natural History by Sidney Frederick Harmer, Arthur Everett Shipley (1899)
"So far as is known, the larvae of Asilidae are terrestrial and predaceous, ... The flies of Asilidae and Tabanidae are so very distinct that these ..."