Definition of Corrodentia
1. Noun. An order of insects: includes booklice and bark-lice.
Generic synonyms: Animal Order
Group relationships: Class Hexapoda, Class Insecta, Hexapoda, Insecta
Member holonyms: Psocopterous Insect, Family Psocidae, Psocidae, Atropidae, Family Atropidae
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Corrodentia
Literary usage of Corrodentia
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Applied Entomology; an Introductory Text-book of Insects in Their Relations by Henry Torsey Fernald (1921)
"The body in the Corrodentia though quite soft, is well developed, but the pro- thorax is small and concealed in some cases between the head and the ..."
2. Transactions of the American Entomological Society by American Entomological Society (1905)
"A Revision of the Mouth parts of the Corrodentia and the Mallophaga. By Robert E. Snodgrass . . .297 Notes on some Bees in the British ..."
3. Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society Held at Philadelphia for by American Philosophical Society (1887)
"292, and the strut-Hire of the thorax and abdomen described in some detail on pp. 322-329 (in the latter pages the group is referred to as Corrodentia). ..."
4. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: “a” Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature edited by Hugh Chisholm (1911)
"Order Corrodentia. The insects included in this order differ from those of the two ... In the absence of cerci the Corrodentia are more specialized than the ..."
5. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1897)
"The Corrodentia, &nd especially the winged forms, are peculiar in many ... I do not consider it at all improbable that in the Corrodentia wings were ..."