Definition of Family phalangiidae
1. Noun. A family of Phalangida.
Generic synonyms: Arthropod Family
Group relationships: Opiliones, Order Opiliones, Order Phalangida, Phalangida
Member holonyms: Genus Phalangium, Phalangium
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Family Phalangiidae
Literary usage of Family phalangiidae
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1. Psyche by Cambridge Entomological Club (1893)
"... to the longer period of growth and feeding at the south, but the discussion of variations is not the purpose of the present paper. Family PHALANGIIDAE. ..."
2. The Insect Book: A Popular Account of the Bees, Wasps, Ants, Grasshoppers by Leland Ossian Howard (1901)
"The term " daddy-long-legs " in this country is applied exclusively to the so-called harvest spiders of the family Phalangiidae. ..."
3. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and (1910)
"... belonging to the family Phalangiidae, do not hibernate in temperate and more northern latitudes in Europe and America, but perish in the autumn, ..."