Definition of Family ephemeridae

1. Noun. Mayflies.

Exact synonyms: Ephemeridae
Generic synonyms: Arthropod Family
Group relationships: Ephemerida, Ephemeroptera, Order Ephemerida, Order Ephemeroptera
Member holonyms: Dayfly, Mayfly, Shadfly

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Family Ephemeridae

family Elateridae
family Electrophoridae
family Eleotridae
family Elephantidae
family Elopidae
family Embiotocidae
family Empetraceae
family Emydidae
family Endamoebidae
family Engraulidae
family Enterobacteriaceae
family Entolomataceae
family Entomophthoraceae
family Epacridaceae
family Ephedraceae
family Ephemeridae
family Ephippidae
family Equidae
family Equisetaceae
family Erethizontidae
family Ericaceae
family Erinaceidae
family Eriocaulaceae
family Erysiphaceae
family Erythroxylaceae
family Eschrichtiidae
family Esocidae
family Euglenaceae
family Euphorbiaceae
family Eurylaimidae

Literary usage of Family ephemeridae

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

1. The Entomologist; an Illustrated Journal of General Entomology by Edward Newman, Royal Entomological Society of London (1871)
"THE ENTOMOLOGIST. examination of such materials as were accessible to the compiler; the family Ephemeridae had been entirely furnished by the Rev. ..."

2. Entomology for Beginners for the Use of Young Folks, Fruit-growers, Farmers by Alpheus Spring Packard (1888)
"... and described when alive if possible, as the body shrivels up and the colors fade when pinned. family ephemeridae. Characters of the order. ..."

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