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
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. ..."