Definition of Family Panorpidae

1. Noun. A family of insects of the order Mecoptera.

Exact synonyms: Panorpidae
Group relationships: Mecoptera, Order Mecoptera
Member holonyms: Scorpion Fly
Generic synonyms: Family

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Family Panorpidae

family Ostraciidae
family Ostraciontidae
family Ostreidae
family Otariidae
family Otididae
family Oxalidaceae
family Oxyuridae
family Paeoniaceae
family Paguridae
family Palaemonidae
family Palinuridae
family Palmaceae
family Palmae
family Pandanaceae
family Pandionidae
family Panorpidae (current term)
family Papaveraceae
family Papilionacea
family Paradisaeidae
family Paridae
family Parkeriaceae
family Parmeliaceae
family Parulidae
family Patellidae
family Pectinidae
family Pedaliaceae
family Pediculidae
family Pelecanidae

Literary usage of Family Panorpidae

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

1. The Insect Book: A Popular Account of the Bees, Wasps, Ants, Grasshoppers by Leland Ossian Howard (1905)
"... Hymenopterous insects and the male abdomen is swollen at the tip almost like that of one of the so-called " Scorpion flies " of the family Panorpidae ..."

2. The American Naturalist by American Society of Naturalists, Essex Institute (1878)
"... a remarkable new genus and species of Neuroptera from Chili, pertaining to the family Panorpidae. ..."

3. Introduction to Entomology by James Duncan, Sir William Jardine (1860)
"PLATE XXVII. Fig. 3. Westwood; Trans. Ent. Sac. Vol. 1, p. 75. OP the family Panorpidae, which contains but few ..."

4. Tijdschrift voor entomologie by Nederlandsche Entomologische Vereeniging (1879)
"... a remarkable new genus and species of Neuroptera from Chili pertaining to the family Panorpidae, by R. Me. Lachlan. — Entomological Notes, by J. 0. ..."

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