Definition of Notonectidae

1. Noun. Aquatic carnivorous insects.

Exact synonyms: Family Notonectidae
Generic synonyms: Arthropod Family
Group relationships: Hemiptera, Order Hemiptera
Member holonyms: Genus Notonecta, Notonecta



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Notonectidae

Notemigonus
Notemigonus crysoleucas
Nothofagus
Nothofagus cuninghamii
Nothofagus dombeyi
Nothofagus menziesii
Nothofagus obliqua
Nothofagus procera
Nothofagus solanderi
Nothofagus truncata
Nothosauria
Notoedres cati
Notomys
Notonecta
Notonecta undulata
Notonectidae
Notornis mantelli
Notoryctidae
Notoryctus
Notoryctus typhlops
Notostraca
Notowitz
Notropis
Notropis atherinoides
Notropis cornutus
Nottingham
Nottinghamshire
Notts
Nou Camp
Nouakchott

Literary usage of Notonectidae

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

1. The Cambridge Natural History by Arthur Everett Shipley, Sidney Frederic Harmer (1899)
"notonectidae.—Prosternum short, so that the legs are placed near the back ... Prosternum short, as in notonectidae; summit of the head free from the thorax. ..."

2. Fresh-water Biology by Henry Baldwin Ward, George Chandler Whipple (1918)
"... and only the Corixidae and notonectidae have acquired very highly specialized apparatus for swimming and for carrying down a copious air supply. ..."

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