Definition of Family Culicidae
1. Noun. Mosquitoes.
Generic synonyms: Arthropod Family
Group relationships: Nematocera, Suborder Nematocera
Member holonyms: Mosquito, Wiggler, Wriggler, Aedes, Genus Aedes, Anopheles, Genus Anopheles, Culex, Genus Culex
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Family Culicidae
Literary usage of Family Culicidae
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1. The Mosquitoes of North and Central America and the West Indies by Leland Ossian Howard, Harrison Gray Dyar, Frederick Knab (1915)
"The following paragraphs, extracted from this work, define the family Culicidae, and separate it from all other flies: Flies of a softer texture, ..."
2. Sanitary Entomology: The Entomology of Disease, Hygiene and Sanitation by William Dwight Pierce (1921)
"family Culicidae The mosquitoes which in an orderly arrangement would be treated here have been considered in other lectures (Chapters XVII to XIX). ..."