Definition of Chrysopid
1. Noun. Pale green unpleasant-smelling lacewing fly having carnivorous larvae.
Generic synonyms: Lacewing, Lacewing Fly
Group relationships: Chrysopidae, Family Chrysopidae
Specialized synonyms: Golden-eyed Fly, Goldeneye
Lexicographical Neighbors of Chrysopid
Literary usage of Chrysopid
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
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 ..."