Definition of Family Culicidae

1. Noun. Mosquitoes.

Exact synonyms: Culicidae
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

family Cottidae
family Cracidae
family Cracticidae
family Crangonidae
family Cricetidae
family Crocodylidae
family Crotalidae
family Cruciferae
family Cryptobranchidae
family Cryptocercidae
family Cryptogrammataceae
family Ctenizidae
family Cuculidae
family Cucurbitaceae
family Culicidae (current term)
family Cunoniaceae
family Cupressaceae
family Curculionidae
family Cuterebridae
family Cyatheaceae
family Cycadaceae
family Cyclopteridae
family Cymatiidae
family Cynipidae
family Cynocephalidae
family Cynoglossidae
family Cyperaceae
family Cypraeidae
family Cyprinidae

Literary usage of Family Culicidae

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

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). ..."

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