Definition of Family Gryllidae
1. Noun. Crickets.
Generic synonyms: Arthropod Family
Group relationships: Order Orthoptera, Orthoptera
Member holonyms: Cricket, Acheta, Genus Acheta, Genus Oecanthus, Oecanthus
Lexicographical Neighbors of Family Gryllidae
Literary usage of Family Gryllidae
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Psyche: A Journal of Entomology by Cambridge Entomological Club (1877)
"Systématisation of the family Gryllidae; enumerates 8 (2 NA) genera and 13 (3 NA) species, viz. ..."
2. Studies in Zoology: An Introduction to the Study of Animals for Secondary by James Andrew Merrill (1902)
"This enables us to refer to them more definitely. The grasshopper belongs to the family Acrididae, the cricket to the family Gryllidae, the locust to the ..."
3. Introduction to the Study of Zoölogy for Use in High Schools and Academies by N. A. Harvey (1901)
"The cricket belongs to the family Gryllidae. The family is named from the genus Gryllus, of which the two most common species are abbreviatus, ..."