Definition of Family Corixidae
1. Noun. Water bugs.
Generic synonyms: Arthropod Family
Group relationships: Heteroptera, Suborder Heteroptera
Member holonyms: Corixa, Genus Corixa
Lexicographical Neighbors of Family Corixidae
Literary usage of Family Corixidae
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Fresh-water Biology by Henry Baldwin Ward, George Chandler Whipple (1918)
"... beak short, unjointed, retractile; anterior tarsi one-segmented, flattened, with a fringe of hairs on the edge, and without daws Family CORIXIDAE. ..."
2. Journal of the New York Entomological Society by New York Entomological Society (1913)
"... with the result that there has arisen considerable confusion and uncertainty in fixing certain species. Especially is this so in the family Corixidae. ..."
3. Entomological News and Proceedings of the Entomological Section of the by Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia Entomological Section (1907)
"Family CORIXIDAE. A number of species in the genus Corixa have been taken from time to time, but in the present chaotic condition of the American species of ..."