Definition of Myrmeleontidae

1. Noun. Antlions.

Exact synonyms: Family Myrmeleontidae
Generic synonyms: Arthropod Family
Group relationships: Neuroptera, Order Neuroptera
Member holonyms: Genus Myrmeleon, Myrmeleon



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Myrmeleontidae

Myricaceae
Myricales
Myricaria
Myricaria germanica
Myriophyllum
Myristica
Myristica fragrans
Myristicaceae
Myrmecia
Myrmecobius
Myrmecobius fasciatus
Myrmecophaga
Myrmecophaga jubata
Myrmecophagidae
Myrmeleon
Myrmeleontidae (current term)
Myrmidon
Myroxylon
Myroxylon balsamum
Myroxylon balsamum pereirae
Myroxylon pereirae
Myroxylon toluiferum
Myrrhis
Myrrhis odorata
Myrsinaceae
Myrsine
Myrtaceae
Myrtales
Myrtillocactus
Myrtillocactus geometrizans

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 ..."

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