Definition of Phyllidae
1. Noun. Leaf insects.
Generic synonyms: Arthropod Family
Group relationships: Order Phasmatodea, Order Phasmida, Phasmatodea, Phasmida
Member holonyms: Genus Phyllium, Phyllium
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Phyllidae
Literary usage of Phyllidae
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The History of Ancient Greece: Its Colonies and Conquests, from the Earliest by John Gillies (1829)
"During that night, and the succeeding day, the house of Charon, a wealthy and respectable citizen, the friend of Phyllidae and a determined enemy of the ..."
2. Entomological News and Proceedings of the Entomological Section of the by Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia Entomological Section (1916)
"Although the Phyllidae are closely related to the Phasmidae, they are as distinct from them as the Neuroptera are from the Mecoptera, and should therefore ..."