Definition of Family Gryllidae

1. Noun. Crickets.

Exact synonyms: Gryllidae
Generic synonyms: Arthropod Family
Group relationships: Order Orthoptera, Orthoptera
Member holonyms: Cricket, Acheta, Genus Acheta, Genus Oecanthus, Oecanthus

Lexicographical Neighbors of Family Gryllidae

family Gleicheniaceae
family Gliridae
family Globigerinidae
family Glossinidae
family Gnetaceae
family Gobiesocidae
family Gobiidae
family Gomphotheriidae
family Gonorhynchidae
family Goodeniaceae
family Gracilariidae
family Graminaceae
family Gramineae
family Grossulariaceae
family Gruidae
family Gryllidae (current term)
family Guttiferae
family Gyrinidae
family Hadrosauridae
family Haematopodidae
family Haemodoraceae
family Haemoproteidae
family Haemulidae
family Halictidae
family Haliotidae
family Haloragaceae
family Haloragidaceae
family Hamamelidaceae
family Helicidae
family Helodermatidae

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, ..."

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