Definition of Mycetophilidae
1. Noun. Fungus gnats.
Generic synonyms: Arthropod Family
Group relationships: Nematocera, Suborder Nematocera
Member holonyms: Fungus Gnat
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Mycetophilidae
Literary usage of Mycetophilidae
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Bulletin by Maine Agricultural Experiment Station (1913)
"THE Mycetophilidae OF NORTH AMERICA. PART IV (CONCLUSION)*. OA JOHANNSEN. The species of the genera belonging to Series I as well as the first 6 genera of ..."
2. The Cambridge Natural History by Arthur Everett Shipley, Sidney Frederic Harmer (1899)
"Mycetophilidae.—These small flies are mnch less delicate ... The larvae of Mycetophilidae are usually very elongate, worm - like maggots, ..."
3. Handbook to the Natural History of Cambridgeshire by J. E. Marr, Arthur Everett Shipley (1904)
"... though one cannot help thinking that it would prove a good locality for these families, especially Chippenham Fen for Mycetophilidae. ..."