Definition of Raphidiidae
1. Noun. A family of arthropods of the suborder Megaloptera, including snakeflies.
Generic synonyms: Arthropod Family
Group relationships: Megaloptera, Suborder Megaloptera
Member holonyms: Snakefly
Lexicographical Neighbors of Raphidiidae
Literary usage of Raphidiidae
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington by Entomological Society of Washington (1904)
"... and Raphidiidae, small Diptera, Homoptera and Heteroptera, and innumerable spiders. The thimbleberry and other bushes made excellent sweeping for alive ..."
2. Entomological News and Proceedings of the Entomological Section of the by Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia Entomological Section (1912)
"... the work just cited, has an interesting discussion of the fossil Raphidiidae, in which he proposes new generic names for two of the Florissant species. ..."
3. A Student's Text-book of Zoology by Adam Sedgwick, Joseph Jackson Lister, Arthur Everett Shipley (1909)
"Raphidiidae. The posterior part of the head and the pro-thorax are elongated and narrowed, producing the appearance of a long neck. ..."