Definition of Pyralids
1. pyralid [n] - See also: pyralid
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pyralids
Literary usage of Pyralids
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. A Natural History of the British Lepidoptera: A Text-book for Students and by James William Tutt (1906)
"In pyralids the hindwings present three inner nervures, ... The only point that seems really common to the pyralids and ..."
2. A Natural History of the British Lepidoptera: A Text-book for Students and by James William Tutt (1899)
"These show also a close alliance, not only inter se, but also with the pyralids and ... the other through the pyralids. Below these super- families ..."
3. The Canadian Entomologist by Entomological Society of Canada (1951- ), Entomological Society of Ontario (1897)
"There is also the little additional tubercle before and above the spiracle, which is present in other pyralids and also in the ..."
4. A Manual for the Study of Insects by John Henry Comstock, Anna Botsford Comstock (1895)
"... and to the pyralids. These moths are usually of dull colors and of medium size. The name Deltoids was suggested by the triangular outline of the wings ..."
5. Entomological News and Proceedings of the Entomological Section of the by Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia Entomological Section (1921)
"The work on the pyralids consists of a number of scattered papers giving descriptions of new species, ... Fernald's familiarity with the pyralids went far ..."
6. Contributions Toward a Monograph of the Insects of the Lepidopterous Family by John Bernhard Smith (1895)
"This series has been elevated to family rank, has been associated with the pyralids, and lias been most recently'recognized as indistinguishable in ..."