Definition of Family scarabaeidae

1. Noun. Scarab or dung beetles.

Lexicographical Neighbors of Family Scarabaeidae

family Salicaceae
family Salmonidae
family Salpidae
family Salvadoraceae
family Salviniaceae
family Santalaceae
family Sapindaceae
family Sapotaceae
family Sarcoptidae
family Sarcoscyphaceae
family Sarraceniaceae
family Saturniidae
family Satyridae
family Saururaceae
family Saxifragaceae
family Scarabaeidae
family Scaridae
family Scheuchzeriaceae
family Schistosomatidae
family Schizaeaceae
family Schizophyceae
family Schizosaccharomycetaceae
family Sciadopityaceae
family Sciaenidae
family Sciaridae
family Scincidae
family Sciuridae
family Sclerodermataceae
family Sclerotiniaceae
family Scolopacidae

Literary usage of Family scarabaeidae

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 scarabaeidae (Lamellicorn beetles).—This is a very large and important family of beetles, containing many pests. ..."

2. Injurious and Useful Insects: An Introduction to the Study of Economic by Louis Compton Miall (1902)
"The stag-beetle is the largest British beetle. The male is remarkable for its large and very variable mandibles. family scarabaeidae (chafers). ..."

3. An Introduction to Entomology by John Henry Comstock, Anna Botsford Comstock (1888)
"In many beetles of the family Scarabaeidae each mandible consists of several more or less distinct sclerites. This is wel. shown in the mandible of Euphoria ..."

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