Definition of Hemerobiidae
1. Noun. Brown lacewings.
Generic synonyms: Arthropod Family
Group relationships: Neuroptera, Order Neuroptera
Member holonyms: Aphid Lion, Aphis Lion, Brown Lacewing, Hemerobiid, Hemerobiid Fly
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hemerobiidae
Literary usage of Hemerobiidae
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Biological Control of Insects and Mites: An Introduction to Beneficial by Daniel L. Mahr, Nino M. Ridgway (1993)
"A brown lacewing, family Hemerobiidae. Order Diptera Flies, gnats, midges, and others FAMILIES Cecidomyiidae (gall midges) Syrphidae (hover flies) ..."
2. An Introduction to the Modern Classification of Insects: Founded on the by John Obadiah Westwood (1840)
"... in the general form of the body and wings, appears to be the nearest to the Libellulidae; to these succeed, 7th, the Hemerobiidae ; 8th, the Sialidae ..."
3. The American Naturalist by American Society of Naturalists, Essex Institute (1902)
"... like most of the Hemerobiidae, is an insect of whose life history no thorough study has been made, and very little is known of either its habits or ..."
4. Fresh-water Biology by Henry Baldwin Ward, George Chandler Whipple (1918)
"It should be mentioned, perhaps, in passing, that the immature stages of another genus of Hemerobiidae, ..."
5. The Encyclopædia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and by Hugh Chisholm (1911)
"... of the families Hemerobiidae and Chrysopidae, related to the ant- lions, scorpion-flies, &c., with long filiform antennae, longish bodies and two pairs ..."