Definition of Family Ephemeridae
1. Noun. Mayflies.
Generic synonyms: Arthropod Family
Group relationships: Ephemerida, Ephemeroptera, Order Ephemerida, Order Ephemeroptera
Member holonyms: Dayfly, Mayfly, Shadfly
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Family Ephemeridae
Literary usage of Family Ephemeridae
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1. The Entomologist; an Illustrated Journal of General Entomology by Edward Newman, Royal Entomological Society of London (1871)
"THE ENTOMOLOGIST. examination of such materials as were accessible to the compiler; the family Ephemeridae had been entirely furnished by the Rev. ..."
2. Entomology for Beginners for the Use of Young Folks, Fruit-growers, Farmers by Alpheus Spring Packard (1888)
"... and described when alive if possible, as the body shrivels up and the colors fade when pinned. family Ephemeridae. Characters of the order. ..."