Definition of Hydrobatidae
1. Noun. Storm petrels.
Generic synonyms: Bird Family
Group relationships: Order Procellariiformes, Procellariiformes
Member holonyms: Storm Petrel, Genus Hydrobates, Hydrobates, Genus Oceanites, Oceanites
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hydrobatidae
Literary usage of Hydrobatidae
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. An Introduction to Entomology by John Henry Comstock, Anna Botsford Comstock (1888)
"In fact, the legs are fitted for running over the water, instead of for rowing, as with the Hydrobatidae. ..."
2. Field Book of Insects: With Special Reference to Those of Northeastern by Frank Eugene Lutz (1918)
"E The family name of this group of Water-striders or Pond-skaters has usually been given as Hydrobatidae. Unfortunately there have been considerable changes ..."
3. Class Book of Economic Entomology: With Special Reference to the Economic by William Lochhead (1919)
"AA. Long-horned Bugs.—Antenns at least as long as the head. B. Semi-aquatic Bugs.—Saldidae, Veliidae, Hydrobatidae ..."