Definition of Family Oestridae
1. Noun. Warble flies.
Generic synonyms: Arthropod Family
Group relationships: Diptera, Order Diptera
Member holonyms: Genus Oestrus, Oestrus, Genus Hypoderma, Hypoderma
Lexicographical Neighbors of Family Oestridae
Literary usage of Family Oestridae
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Animal Parasites of Man by Harold Benjamin Fantham, Maximilian Gustav Christian Carl Braun (1916)
"... as under the sleeping mats laid on the ground. They turned up many of the maggots from a depth of three inches or more.' —FVT] Family. Oestridae. ..."
2. Sanitary Entomology: The Entomology of Disease, Hygiene and Sanitation by William Dwight Pierce (1921)
"For instance, the family Oestridae, which is the only family having all its species concerned in myiasis, has members which infest the stomach, others which ..."
3. Zoology of the Invertebrata: A Text-book for Students. by Arthur Everett Shipley (1893)
"Family OESTRIDAE (bot-flies).—The bot-flies have short, stout, hairy bodies, with minute antennae and rudimentary mouth parts. ..."
4. Handbook of Medical Entomology by William Albert Riley, Oskar Augustus Johannsen (1915)
"Dr. JC Bradley, from personal experience, reports it as a vicious biter. Oestridae or Bot-flies To the family Oestridae belong the bot and warble-flies so ..."
5. The Cambridge Natural History by Arthur Everett Shipley, Sidney Frederic Harmer (1899)
"... the majority of the family Oestridae the mouth-parts are practically absent, and no definite entry to the alimentary canal can be perceived (Fig. 245). ..."
6. Journal of Applied Microscopy by Bausch & Lomb Optical Company (1900)
"In shape and the bristles at the incisures of the joints, it resembles some of the fly larvae of the family Oestridae, especially some species of the genus ..."