Definition of Family cecidomyidae

1. Noun. Gall midges.

Exact synonyms: Cecidomyidae
Generic synonyms: Arthropod Family
Group relationships: Diptera, Order Diptera
Member holonyms: Gall Gnat, Gall Midge, Gallfly, Genus Mayetiola, Mayetiola

Lexicographical Neighbors of Family Cecidomyidae

family Carcharhinidae
family Carchariidae
family Cardiidae
family Cariamidae
family Caricaceae
family Carpinaceae
family Caryocaraceae
family Caryophyllaceae
family Castoridae
family Casuaridae
family Casuarinaceae
family Cathartidae
family Catostomidae
family Caviidae
family Cebidae
family Cecidomyidae
family Cecropiaceae
family Celastraceae
family Centrarchidae
family Centriscidae
family Centropomidae
family Cephalobidae
family Cephalotaceae
family Cephalotaxaceae
family Cerambycidae
family Ceratodontidae
family Ceratophyllaceae
family Ceratopogonidae
family Ceratopsidae
family Ceratostomataceae

Literary usage of Family cecidomyidae

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

1. The Fauna of Mayfield's Cave by Arthur Mangun Banta (1907)
"... obscura breed within the cave, but their larval stages were not identified, although many unknown larvae were found. Family CECIDOMYIDAE. ..."

2. Transactions of the Essex Field Club. by Essex Field Club (1883)
"... largest species of the family cecidomyidae are, according to Mr. Binnie, found in the genua ..."

3. Report of the Secretary of Agriculture by United States Dept. of Agriculture (1880)
"... family CECIDOMYIDAE. ADDITIONAL PACTS CONCERNING ITS NATURAL HISTORY. Eating out the contents of the seed vessel of rod and white clover, and afterwards ..."

4. Entomology for Beginners for the Use of Young Folks, Fruit-growers, Farmers by Alpheus Spring Packard (1888)
"family cecidomyidae.—This great family of gall-gnats comprises mostly minute flies, which have but few veins in the wings, short coxae, the femora slender, ..."

5. Epping Forest by Edward North Buxton (1901)
"The Diptera (two-winged flies) furnish several gall-making genera, particularly in the family Cecidomyidae or Gall-gnats—-tiny creatures, ..."

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