Definition of Family theridiidae
1. Noun. A family of comb-footed spiders.
Generic synonyms: Arthropod Family
Group relationships: Araneae, Araneida, Order Araneae, Order Araneida
Member holonyms: Comb-footed Spider, Theridiid, Genus Latrodectus, Latrodectus
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Family Theridiidae
Literary usage of Family theridiidae
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Spider Book: A Manual for the Study of the Spiders and Their Near by John Henry Comstock (1912)
"Spiders of the family Theridiidae use in swathing their prey a film of silk which differs from the swathing band of the orb-weavers. ..."
2. Medical and Veterinary Entomology: A Textbook for Use in Schools and by William Brodbeck Herms (1915)
"... and immature females are variously striped and spotted with lighter markings. The species belongs to the family Theridiidae. ..."
3. Bulletin by Maine Agricultural Experiment Station (1914)
"... little spiders were lost so that \ve cannot now say to what species they belonged, excepting, that they looked like members of the family Theridiidae. ..."