Definition of Cecidomyidae

1. Noun. Gall midges.

Exact synonyms: Family Cecidomyidae
Generic synonyms: Arthropod Family
Group relationships: Diptera, Order Diptera
Member holonyms: Gall Gnat, Gall Midge, Gallfly, Genus Mayetiola, Mayetiola



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cecidomyidae

Cdn.
Cds1 kinase
Ce
CePAK kinase
Ceará
Cebu
Cebu City
Cebu maguey
Cebuan
Cebuano
Cebuella
Cebuella pygmaea
Cebus
Cebus capucinus
Cecelia
Cecidomyidae (current term)
Cecie
Cecil
Cecil B. DeMille
Cecil Blount DeMille
Cecil Frank Powell
Cecil J. Rhodes
Cecil John Rhodes
Cecil Rhodes
Cecil Scott Forester
Cecile
Cecilia
Cecily
Cecina
Cecropia peltata

Literary usage of Cecidomyidae

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)
"... obscura breed within the cave, but their larval stages were not identified, although many unknown larvae were found. Family Cecidomyidae. ..."

2. Biological Bulletin by Marine Biological Laboratory (Woods Hole, Mass.) (1912)
"The Cecidomyidae come next on account of the many-jointed antennae and the archaic ... The Mycetophilidae are difficult to separate from the Cecidomyidae, ..."

3. A Monograph of the Culicidae, Or Mosquitoes: Mainly Compiled from the by Fred. V. Theobald (1901)
"The only insects with which the mosquitoes of the family Culicidae can be confused are certain of the— (i) Cecidomyidae, (ii) Chironomidae, ..."

4. Transactions of the Essex Field Club. by Essex Field Club (1883)
"I have only seen it in one locality, near Milngavie, and have failed to find it elsewhere." Some of the largest species of the Family Cecidomyidae are, ..."

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