Definition of Myrmeleontidae
1. Noun. Antlions.
Generic synonyms: Arthropod Family
Group relationships: Neuroptera, Order Neuroptera
Member holonyms: Genus Myrmeleon, Myrmeleon
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Myrmeleontidae
Literary usage of Myrmeleontidae
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Life of North American Insects by Benedict Jaeger, Henry C. Preston (1859)
"... in the construction ef their habitations, and the faculties and habits of the Myrmeleontidae and ..."
2. Elementary Text-book of Zoology by K[arl] Claus, F. G. Heathcote, Carl F. Claus (1884)
"coa L.. Asia Minor and Turkey. Fam. Myrmeleontidae (Ant-lions). With large vertically-placed head: antennae knobbed at the ends; prothorax short and narrow ..."