Definition of Asilidae

1. Noun. Robber flies.

Exact synonyms: Family Asilidae
Generic synonyms: Arthropod Family
Group relationships: Diptera, Order Diptera
Member holonyms: Bee Killer, Robber Fly



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Asilidae

Asiatic black bear
Asiatic buffalo
Asiatic cholera
Asiatic cockroach
Asiatic flu
Asiatic flying squirrel
Asiatic schistosomiasis
Asiatic shrew mole
Asiatic sweetleaf
Asiatic wildcat
Asiatic wildcats
Asiaticism
Asiaticisms
Asiatics
Asif
Asilidae (current term)
Asimina
Asimina triloba
Asimov
Asimovian
Asin
Asio
Asio otus
Ask-Upmark
Askanazy
Askanazy cell
Aslan
Asman
Asmara
Asmera

Literary usage of Asilidae

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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 ..."

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