Definition of Family theridiidae

1. Noun. A family of comb-footed spiders.

Exact synonyms: Theridiidae
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

family Terebellidae
family Teredinidae
family Termitidae
family Testudinidae
family Tethyidae
family Tetragoniaceae
family Tetranychidae
family Tetraodontidae
family Tetraonidae
family Tettigoniidae
family Theaceae
family Thelephoraceae
family Thelypteridaceae
family Theophrastaceae
family Theraphosidae
family Theridiidae
family Thiobacteriaceae
family Thraupidae
family Threskiornithidae
family Thripidae
family Thymelaeaceae
family Tiliaceae
family Tilletiaceae
family Timaliidae
family Tinamidae
family Tineidae
family Tingidae
family Tipulidae
family Titanosauridae
family Todidae

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. ..."

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