Definition of Bombyliidae

1. Noun. Bee flies.

Exact synonyms: Family Bombyliidae
Generic synonyms: Arthropod Family
Group relationships: Diptera, Order Diptera
Member holonyms: Bee Fly



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Bombyliidae

Bombay phenomenon
Bombay trait
Bombayite
Bombayites
Bombays
Bomber Harris
Bombina
Bombina bombina
Bombs
Bombus
Bombycidae
Bombycilla
Bombycilla cedrorun
Bombycilla garrulus
Bombycillidae
Bombyliidae
Bombyx mori
Bon Gula
Bonacker
Bonackers
Bonaire
Bonaparte
Bonapartean
Bonapartism
Bonapartist
Bonapartists
Bonasa
Bonasa umbellus
Bonchrétien
Bonchrétiens

Literary usage of Bombyliidae

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Cambridge Natural History by Sidney Frederick Harmer, Arthur Everett Shipley (1899)
"This life-history is of much interest, as it foreshadows to some extent the complex parasitic life-histories of bombyliidae. ..."

2. Proceedings of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (1881)
"The bombyliidae (accepting the more recent expansion of the family), so far as their habits have been hitherto recorded, were known to prey parasitic-ally ..."

3. The Proceedings of the Iowa Academy of Science by Iowa Academy of Science (1890)
"The members of the family bombyliidae are commonly known as the "bee-flies" because of their superficial resemblance to the bees. ..."

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