Definition of Family Drosophilidae
1. Noun. Fruit flies.
Generic synonyms: Arthropod Family
Group relationships: Diptera, Order Diptera
Member holonyms: Genus Drosophila
Lexicographical Neighbors of Family Drosophilidae
Literary usage of Family Drosophilidae
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Animal Parasites of Man by Harold Benjamin Fantham, Maximilian Gustav Christian Carl Braun (1916)
"Family. Drosophilidae. Small, rather plump flies, with short, broad abdomen, with bristles on the head and leys. Often abundant in decomposing fruit, ..."