Definition of Family bruchidae

1. Noun. Seed beetles.

Lexicographical Neighbors of Family Bruchidae

family Bombycidae
family Bombycillidae
family Bombyliidae
family Boraginaceae
family Bothidae
family Bovidae
family Bradypodidae
family Bramidae
family Branchiobdellidae
family Branchiostegidae
family Branchiostomidae
family Brevicipitidae
family Bromeliaceae
family Brotulidae
family Bruchidae
family Bryaceae
family Buccinidae
family Bucconidae
family Bucerotidae
family Bufonidae
family Burhinidae
family Burmanniaceae
family Burseraceae
family Buxaceae
family Cactaceae
family Caeciliadae
family Caeciliidae
family Caenolestidae
family Caesalpiniaceae

Literary usage of Family bruchidae

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

1. Applied Entomology; an Introductory Text-book of Insects in Their Relations by Henry Torsey Fernald (1921)
"family bruchidae (Pea and Bean Weevils).—In this group of small beetles the head is extended downward into a broad but short snout. ..."

2. Transactions of the American Entomological Society. by American Entomological Society (1884)
"... of the genera of our Chrysomelidae. and Horn investigating the lesser family Bruchidae. LeConte took the remaining 1 "íi it lily. ..."

3. Injurious and Useful Insects: An Introduction to the Study of Economic by Louis Compton Miall (1902)
"family bruchidae (pea-weevils). Small beetles, whose larvae live in seeds, especially of leguminous plants. There is no distinct beak, the antennae are not ..."

4. The Encyclopedia of Practical Horticulture: A Reference System of Commercial by Granville Lowther, William Worthington (1914)
"... control it though care should be taken to thoroughly clean the pods if they are to be eaten. Bean Weevil Acanthoscelides obtectus Say family bruchidae. ..."

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