Definition of Family tabanidae

1. Noun. Horseflies.

Exact synonyms: Tabanidae
Generic synonyms: Arthropod Family
Group relationships: Diptera, Order Diptera
Member holonyms: Cleg, Clegg, Horse Fly, Horsefly



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Family Tabanidae

family Streptomycetaceae
family Strigidae
family Stromateidae
family Strombidae
family Strophariaceae
family Struthionidae
family Sturnidae
family Styracaceae
family Suidae
family Sulidae
family Sylviidae
family Symplocaceae
family Synchytriaceae
family Syngnathidae
family Synodontidae
family Tabanidae
family Taccaceae
family Tachinidae
family Tachyglossidae
family Taeniidae
family Talpidae
family Tamaricaceae
family Tapiridae
family Tarsiidae
family Taxaceae
family Tecophilaeacea
family Teiidae
family Tenebrionidae
family Tenrecidae

Literary usage of Family tabanidae

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

1. Sanitary Entomology: The Entomology of Disease, Hygiene and Sanitation by William Dwight Pierce (1921)
"family tabanidae Horse Flies The family Tabanidae contains the horse flies, gad flies, deer flies, many genera and species of bloodsuckers. ..."

2. Proceedings of the Ohio Academy of Science: Annual Reports of the 1st-40th by Ohio Academy of Science (1901)
"A synoptic table of the genera of the family Tabanidae. ... On the Entomology of the Illinois River and Adjacent Waters: family Tabanidae. ..."

3. Fresh-water Biology by Henry Baldwin Ward, George Chandler Whipple (1918)
"60 60(63) Terminal cleft vertical; head retractile. Family TABANIDAE . . 61 61 (62) Last antennal se?m?nt much longer than ..."

4. Entomology for Beginners for the Use of Young Folks, Fruit-growers, Farmers by Alpheus Spring Packard (1888)
"family tabanidae.—Third joint of the antennae annulate. and always without style or bristle; eyes large; tegulae large. The females of the horse-flies alone ..."

5. Medical and Veterinary Entomology: A Textbook for Use in Schools and by William Brodbeck Herms (1915)
"To the family Tabanidae belong the biting flies commonly called horseflies, gadflies and deer flies. All the genera belonging to this family consist of ..."

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