Definition of Family Trypetidae
1. Noun. Fruit flies; some leaf miners.
Generic synonyms: Arthropod Family
Group relationships: Diptera, Order Diptera
Member holonyms: Genus Rhagoletis, Rhagoletis, Ceratitis, Genus Ceratitis, Genus Philophylla, Philophylla
Lexicographical Neighbors of Family Trypetidae
Literary usage of Family Trypetidae
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Biennial Report by Oregon Board of Horticulture (1921)
"... or hereafter may become a host plant or host fruit of any species of the fruit fly family, Trypetidae, from any country, state or district where such ..."
2. Entomological News and Proceedings of the Entomological Section of the by Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia Entomological Section (1914)
"Some Nomenclatorial Notes on the Dipterous family Trypetidae. By ET CRESSON, JR. There has recently appeared in the Memoirs of the Indian Museum, Vol. ..."
3. The Encyclopedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and by Hugh Chisholm (1910)
"1 Other gall-making dipterous flies are members of the family Trypetidae, which disfigure the seed-heads of plants, and of the family ..."
4. The Encyclopedia of Practical Horticulture: A Reference System of Commercial by Granville Lowther, William Worthington (1914)
"Due to the peculiar habits of the larvae, they have often been mistaken for the maggots of the true fruit flies of the family Trypetidae and have been the ..."
5. Report on Parasitic and Injurious Insects by Walter Wilson. Froggartt (1909)
"1, 1889," for the Queensland Government). He identified it as the larva of a dipterous insect of the family Trypetidae ..."
6. Report of the New York State College of Agriculture at Cornell University by Cornell University, New York State College of Agriculture, Agricultural Experiment Station (1914)
"A brief description of the family Trypetidae, with key to genera. 1909. ... A summary is here given of the various fruit-flies of the family Trypetidae. ..."