Definition of Family Gerridae
1. Noun. Mojarras.
Generic synonyms: Fish Family
Group relationships: Order Perciformes, Order Percomorphi, Perciformes, Percomorphi
Member holonyms: Mojarra, Genus Gerres, Gerres, Eucinostomus, Genus Eucinostomus
2. Noun. An arthropod family that includes water striders.
Generic synonyms: Arthropod Family
Group relationships: Heteroptera, Suborder Heteroptera
Member holonyms: Pond-skater, Water Skater, Water Strider, Genus Gerris, Gerris
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Family Gerridae
Literary usage of Family Gerridae
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)
"3 3 (4) Beak four-jointed; intermediate and posterior legs extremely long and slender; body widest back of the pro thorax. Family GERRIDAE. ..."
2. The American Catalogue ... July 1, 1876-Dec. 31, 1910 by Lynds Eugene Jones, Richard Rogers Bowker, Augusta Isabella Appleton (1908)
"Jordan D : S. Review of the fishes Jordan, D : S. Guide to the study of family Gerridae found in the wat Japan.—Review of the fishes с family ..."
3. The American Naturalist by American Society of Naturalists, Essex Institute (1907)
"... DS A review of the fishes of the family Gerridae found in the waters of Japan. Proc. US Nat. Mus., vol. 32, pp. 245-248, 2 figs. ..."