Definition of Muscoidea

1. Noun. Two-winged flies especially the families: Muscidae; Gasterophilidae; Calliphoridae; Tachinidae.

Exact synonyms: Superfamily Muscoidea
Generic synonyms: Arthropod Family
Group relationships: Diptera, Order Diptera



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Muscoidea

Muscari
Muscari comosum
Muscari neglectum
Muscat
Muscat and Oman
Muscatian
Muscatians
Muscicapa
Muscicapa grisola
Muscicapa striata
Muscicapidae
Muscivora
Muscivora-forficata
Muscogee
Muscogees
Muscoidea
Muscovian
Muscovians
Muscovite
Muscovites
Muscovy
Muscovy duck
Muscovy ducks
Muse
Muses
Musgoi
Musgu
Musial
Muskhogean
Muskhogean language

Literary usage of Muscoidea

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

1. Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington by Entomological Society of Washington (1913)
"SIX NEW GENERA OF NEARCTIC muscoidea. BY CHARLES HT TOWNSEND. The following six new genera are erected for as many described North American species, ..."

2. Entomological News and Proceedings of the Entomological Section of the by Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia Entomological Section (1916)
"Townsend, CHT—New western and southwestern muscoidea [19 n. gen.; 18 n. sps.]. ... Nine new tropical American genera of muscoidea; ..."

3. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1916)
"The muscoidea of the author are stated to produce ova as a rule, but there are very extensive groups of the higher ..."

4. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1910)
"It is reasonable to suppose that the characters given by the author will hold good through a large part of the superfamily muscoidea. ..."

5. The Insect Book: A Popular Account of the Bees, Wasps, Ants, Grasshoppers by Leland Ossian Howard (1905)
"... when present, shorter than the second basal, but one or both of these cells frequently wanting (Super- family muscoidea) 34 Super-family ..."

6. Journal of the New York Entomological Society by New York Entomological Society (1913)
"His plates are models of accuracy and constitute the first thoroughly competent drawings of muscoidea to appear for almost a quarter of a century—since the ..."

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