Definition of Family Corixidae

1. Noun. Water bugs.

Exact synonyms: Corixidae
Generic synonyms: Arthropod Family
Group relationships: Heteroptera, Suborder Heteroptera
Member holonyms: Corixa, Genus Corixa

Lexicographical Neighbors of Family Corixidae

family Columbidae
family Comatulidae
family Combretaceae
family Commelinaceae
family Compositae
family Congridae
family Connaraceae
family Convallariaceae
family Convolvulaceae
family Coprinaceae
family Coraciidae
family Cordaitaceae
family Cordylidae
family Coregonidae
family Coreidae
family Corixidae (current term)
family Cornaceae
family Cortinariaceae
family Corvidae
family Corydalidae
family Corylaceae
family Corynebacteriaceae
family Coryphaenidae
family Cotingidae
family Cottidae
family Cracidae
family Cracticidae
family Crangonidae
family Cricetidae

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 ..."

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