Definition of Apidae

1. Noun. Honeybees; carpenter bees; bumblebees.




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Apidae

Aphidoidea
Aphis fabae
Aphis pomi
Aphriza
Aphriza virgata
Aphrodisia
Aphrodite
Aphroditus
Aphrophora
Aphrophora saratogensis
Aphyllanthaceae
Aphyllanthes
Aphyllophorales
Apia
Apician
Apidae
Apios
Apios americana
Apios tuberosa
Apis mellifera
Apis mellifera adansonii
Apis mellifera scutellata
Apium
Apium graveolens
Apium graveolens dulce
Apium graveolens rapaceum
Aplectrum
Aplectrum hyemale
Aplodontia
Aplodontia rufa

Literary usage of Apidae

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Nature by Norman Lockyer, Nature Publishing Group (1875)
"... while the frequency of apidae, not only absolutely but to a still greater extent relatively, is greatly diminished towards the snow-line. If this be so, ..."

2. Russian Central Asia: Including Kuldja, Bokhara, Khiva and Merv by Henry Lansdell (1885)
"FEDCHENKO hoped to treat the apidae section himself, but only succeeded in finishing the determination and description of the greater part of the species of ..."

3. Biodiversity and the Management of the Madrean Archipelago: The Sky Islands edited by Leonard F. DeBano (1999)
"I also investigated the foraging behavior of the two most common pollinators, Apis mellifera (apidae), the honeybee, and Bom- bus sortons (apidae), ..."

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