Definition of Family Lycosidae

1. Noun. Wolf spiders.

Exact synonyms: Lycosidae
Generic synonyms: Arthropod Family
Group relationships: Araneae, Araneida, Order Araneae, Order Araneida
Member holonyms: Hunting Spider, Wolf Spider, Genus Lycosa, Lycosa

Lexicographical Neighbors of Family Lycosidae

family Lobotidae
family Locustidae
family Loganiaceae
family Lomariopsidaceae
family Lophiidae
family Lophosoriaceae
family Loranthaceae
family Lorisidae
family Loxomataceae
family Lucanidae
family Lutjanidae
family Luvaridae
family Lycaenidae
family Lycoperdaceae
family Lycopodiaceae
family Lycosidae (current term)
family Lygaeidae
family Lymantriidae
family Lythraceae
family Machilidae
family Macropodidae
family Macrorhamphosidae
family Macrouridae
family Macruridae
family Magnoliaceae
family Majidae
family Malacanthidae
family Malpighiaceae
family Malvaceae
family Mammutidae

Literary usage of Family Lycosidae

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Biological Control of Insects and Mites: An Introduction to Beneficial by Daniel L. Mahr, Nino M. Ridgway (1993)
"Examples of hunting spiders include the wolf spiders (family Lycosidae), the jumping spiders (family Salticidae), the lynx spiders (family Oxyopidae), ..."

2. The Encyclopedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and by Hugh Chisholm (1911)
"This spider belongs to the family Lycosidae, and has numerous allies, equalling or surpassing it in size, in various parts of the world, the genus Lycosa ..."

3. The Fauna of Mayfield's Cave by Arthur Mangun Banta (1907)
"463. Not seen by writer in Mayfield's Cave, but found occasionally near the mouth of Donaldson's and Twin caves at Mitchell. Family LYCOSIDAE. ..."

4. Entomological News and Proceedings of the Entomological Section of the by Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia Entomological Section (1900)
"Id. Description of a new genus of Arachnida, family Lycosidae, 86b.—Trouessart, E. Preliminary diagnoses of new species of ..."

5. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia (1902)
"... Mr. Stone's " Pennsylvania and New Jersey Spiders of the family Lycosidae," a small collection made by the Rev. Dr. HC McCook ; and the author's o\vu ..."

6. The American Homœopathic Pharmacopœia (1904)
"No appreciable difference seems to exist between the virus of the male or that of the female spider. Family, Lycosidae. Preparation. ..."

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