Definition of Cetoniidae

1. Noun. Considered a separate family in some classification systems.

Exact synonyms: Subfamily Cetoniidae
Generic synonyms: Arthropod Family
Group relationships: Family Scarabaeidae, Scarabaeidae
Member holonyms: Cetonia, Genus Cetonia



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cetoniidae

Cestrian
Cestrians
Cestrum
Cestrum diurnum
Cestrum nocturnum
Cestum
Cestum veneris
Cet mac Mágach
Ceterach
Ceterach officinarum
Cethern mac Fintain
Cethleen
Ceto
Cetonia
Cetonia aurata
Cetoniidae
Cetorhinidae
Cetorhinus
Cetorhinus maximus
Cetraria islandica
Cetti's warbler
Cetti's warblers
Cetus
Ceuta
Ceyhan
Ceylon
Ceylon bowstring hemp
Ceylon cinnamon
Ceylon cinnamon tree
Ceylon gooseberry

Literary usage of Cetoniidae

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

1. Annals and Magazine of Natural History by William Jardine (1842)
"Notice of a hitherto unobserved Character distinctive of the Sexes in certain cetoniidae. By JO WESTWOOD, Esq., FLS, &c. IN a short notice published in ..."

2. My Life: A Record of Events and Opinions by Alfred Russel Wallace (1905)
"The only other groups of insects upon which I did any systematic work were the families of Pieridae among butterflies and cetoniidae among beetles. ..."

3. Bibliographia Zoologiæ Et Geologiæ: A General Catalogue of All Books, Tracts by Louis Agassiz (1854)
"... an Insect belonging to the Order Coleoptera and Family cetoniidae.—Mag. Nat. Hist. ser. 2, II. p. 635. 62. On the Rodentia, with a view to point out the ..."

4. Studies Scientific & Social by Alfred Russel Wallace (1900)
"Their total absence is, therefore, decidedly unfavourable to the theory of a land-connection with Europe. To the Melolonthidae and cetoniidae, as well as ..."

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