Definition of Tenebrionidae
1. Noun. A family of arthropods including darkling beetles and mealworms.
Generic synonyms: Arthropod Family
Group relationships: Coleoptera, Order Coleoptera
Member holonyms: Darkling Beetle, Darkling Groung Beetle, Tenebrionid, Mealworm, Genus Tribolium, Tribolium
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Tenebrionidae
Literary usage of Tenebrionidae
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Fauna of Mayfield's Cave by Arthur Mangun Banta (1907)
"Family tenebrionidae. A larva of a species of this family was found in April, 1904, under a piece of rotten wood at "10." It had probably been carried in by ..."
2. The Cambridge Natural History by Arthur Everett Shipley, Sidney Frederic Harmer (1899)
"This family has very little to distinguish it from tenebrionidae, ... The early instars are similar to those of the tenebrionidae, except that the larva is ..."
3. Entomological News and Proceedings of the Entomological Section of the by Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia Entomological Section (1921)
"31 Notes on Ecology of Injurious tenebrionidae (Col.). By JS WADE, Scientific Assistant, Bureau of Entomology, Washington, DC Some genera of native ..."