Definition of Anobiidae
1. Noun. Deathwatch beetles.
Generic synonyms: Arthropod Family
Group relationships: Coleoptera, Order Coleoptera
Member holonyms: Deathwatch, Deathwatch Beetle, Xestobium Rufovillosum
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Anobiidae
Literary usage of Anobiidae
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Catalogue of the Described Diptera of North America by Carl Robert Osten-Sacken (1862)
"The trochanters are moderate, the tibiae are terminated by a single large spur ; the first joint of the tarsi is long. Sub-Family IL— anobiidae. ..."
2. Annales de la Société entomologique de France by Société entomologique de France (1904)
"Notes sur plusieurs anobiidae d'Afrique. ... dans la collection des anobiidae de F. Ancey, sous le nom A'Anobium ..."
3. The Cambridge Natural History by Sidney Frederick Harmer, Arthur Everett Shipley (1899)
"... of anobiidae rather than the predaceous larvae of Cleridae. We follow Leconte and Horn in placing ..."