Definition of Family cerambycidae
1. Noun. Long-horned beetles.
Generic synonyms: Arthropod Family
Group relationships: Coleoptera, Order Coleoptera
Member holonyms: Long-horned Beetle, Longicorn, Longicorn Beetle, Genus Monochamus, Monochamus
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Family Cerambycidae
Literary usage of Family cerambycidae
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1. Labrador, the Country and the People by Wilfred Thomason Grenfell (1909)
"... figures represent two members of the family Cerambycidae. Both of these beetles are quite large, and have very long antennae, or feelers, like the other ..."
2. Applied Entomology; an Introductory Text-book of Insects in Their Relations by Henry Torsey Fernald (1921)
"family cerambycidae (Round-headed Borers or Longicorn Beetles).— The insects of this family are for the most part of fair size, a number being several ..."
3. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1905)
"Dr. AD Hopkins showed specimens of what are undoubtedly fossil borings, probably by some beetle of the family Cerambycidae. Professor WP Hay renewed a ..."
4. A Statistical Account of the British Empire: Exhibiting Its Extent, Physical by John Ramsay McCulloch (1837)
"Of the Capricorn or tree-boring family ( Cerambycidae), there are not more than about 3O species, and very many of these, on better examination, ..."