Definition of Chrysopid

1. Noun. Pale green unpleasant-smelling lacewing fly having carnivorous larvae.

Exact synonyms: Green Lacewing, Stink Fly
Generic synonyms: Lacewing, Lacewing Fly
Group relationships: Chrysopidae, Family Chrysopidae
Specialized synonyms: Golden-eyed Fly, Goldeneye



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Chrysopid

chrysoidin
chrysoine resorcinol
chrysolaminarin
chrysolite
chrysolites
chrysology
chrysomelid
chrysomelids
chrysophane
chrysophanic
chrysophanol
chrysophanols
chrysophilia
chrysophyte
chrysophytes
chrysopid (current term)
chrysopoeia
chrysoprase
chrysoprases
chrysoprasus
chrysosporium
chrysostomic
chrysotherapy
chrysotile
chrysotiles
chrysotype
chrysotypes
chrystal
chrystals

Literary usage of Chrysopid

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1. Entomological News and Proceedings of the Entomological Section of the by Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia Entomological Section (1916)
"... which is also rather distantly related to the chrysopid group. ... occupies a position intermediate between the Neuroptera (chrysopid group) and the ..."

2. Insect Life: An Introduction to Nature-study and a Guide for Teachers by John Henry Comstock (1901)
"Family chrysopid/E (Chry-sop'i-dae). The Lace-winged-flies or Aphis-lions. THE LADY-BUGS (Field and School Work).—The insects that are commonly called ..."

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