Definition of Porcellionidae
1. Noun. Sow bugs.
Generic synonyms: Arthropod Family
Group relationships: Isopoda, Order Isopoda
Member holonyms: Genus Porcellio, Porcellio
Lexicographical Neighbors of Porcellionidae
Literary usage of Porcellionidae
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Russian Central Asia: Including Kuldja, Bokhara, Khiva and Merv by Henry Lansdell (1885)
"... so far as I can judge from my rather extensive collection of Porcellionidae, it does not extend beyond the north of Kief and the neighbouring provinces. ..."
2. Natural Emirates: Wildlife and Environment of the United Arab Emirates by Peter Vine (1996)
"CRUSTACEA ISOPODA Since most isopods are either aquatic or associated with very humid environments, it is perhaps surprising that the family Porcellionidae ..."