Definition of Trypetidae
1. Noun. Fruit flies; some leaf miners.
Generic synonyms: Arthropod Family
Group relationships: Diptera, Order Diptera
Member holonyms: Genus Rhagoletis, Rhagoletis, Ceratitis, Genus Ceratitis, Genus Philophylla, Philophylla
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Trypetidae
Literary usage of Trypetidae
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. A Manual of Dangerous Insects Likely to be Introduced in the United States by United States Bureau of Entomology (1918)
"trypetidae; Diptera.) Host: Fruit of mango (Mangifera indica), ... trypetidae: Diptera.) Host: Granadilla, mango, shaddock; the orange, lemon, ..."
2. Biennial Report by Oregon Board of Horticulture (1921)
"... or hereafter may become a host plant or host fruit of any species of the fruit fly family, trypetidae, from any country, state or district where such ..."
3. General Laws of the State of California: As Amended Up to the End of the by California (1916)
"... or hereafter may become a host plant ot host fruit of any species of the fruit fly family trypetidae from any country, state or district where such ..."