Definition of Family Oniscidae
1. Noun. A family of Isopoda.
Generic synonyms: Arthropod Family
Group relationships: Isopoda, Order Isopoda
Member holonyms: Genus Oniscus, Oniscus
Lexicographical Neighbors of Family Oniscidae
Literary usage of Family Oniscidae
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Fauna and Geography of the Maldive and Laccadive Archipelagoes: Being by John Stanley Gardiner (1903)
"It may be, however, that we have here a local variety of the species. family Oniscidae. Genus Porcellio, Latr., 1802. 14. ..."
2. The American Homœopathic Pharmacopœia (1904)
"Common Names, Common Wood-louse. Sow-Bug. Family, Oniscidae Isopoda. This little animal is from three to six lines long; it has fourteen feet, ..."