Definition of Gyrinidae
1. Noun. Whirligig beetles.
Generic synonyms: Arthropod Family
Group relationships: Coleoptera, Order Coleoptera
Member holonyms: Whirligig Beetle
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Gyrinidae
Literary usage of Gyrinidae
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Entomologist by British Trust for Entomology, Royal Entomological Society of London (1840)
"The basal ones connate, '.not gyrinidae. Antenna e glabrous and tarsi (posterior) compressed, .-. ..."
2. The Cambridge Natural History by Arthur Everett Shipley, Sidney Frederic Harmer (1899)
"Of all these, gyrinidae are in their construction the most adapted for such a career. They are able to dive to escape danger, Flo. 99. ..."