Definition of Family Oniscidae

1. Noun. A family of Isopoda.

Exact synonyms: Oniscidae
Generic synonyms: Arthropod Family
Group relationships: Isopoda, Order Isopoda
Member holonyms: Genus Oniscus, Oniscus

Lexicographical Neighbors of Family Oniscidae

family Nyctaginaceae
family Nymphaeaceae
family Nymphalidae
family Nyssaceae
family Ochnaceae
family Ochotonidae
family Octopodidae
family Odobenidae
family Odontaspididae
family Oedogoniaceae
family Oestridae
family Ogcocephalidae
family Oleaceae
family Oleandraceae
family Onagraceae
family Oniscidae (current term)
family Ophidiidae
family Ophiodontidae
family Ophioglossaceae
family Opisthocomidae
family Opisthognathidae
family Orchestiidae
family Orchidaceae
family Orectolobidae
family Oriolidae
family Ornithorhynchidae
family Orobanchaceae
family Orycteropodidae
family Oscillatoriaceae
family Osmeridae

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, ..."

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