Definition of Family argiopidae
1. Noun. Spiders that spin orb webs; cosmopolitan in distribution.
Generic synonyms: Arthropod Family
Group relationships: Araneae, Araneida, Order Araneae, Order Araneida
Member holonyms: Argiope, Genus Argiope, Aranea, Araneus, Genus Aranea, Genus Araneus
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Family Argiopidae
Literary usage of Family argiopidae
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1. The Spider Book: A Manual for the Study of the Spiders and Their Near by John Henry Comstock (1912)
"The family Argiopidae includes seven subfamilies; the following table will aid in the separation of these: TABLE OF SUBFAMILIES OF THE ..."
2. The Cambridge Natural History by Arthur Everett Shipley, Sidney Frederic Harmer (1895)
"Family. Argiopidae Large foramen for passage of pedicle. Marginal -septa present in both valves. Calcareous brachial loop follows margin of shell and is ..."