Definition of Panorpidae
1. Noun. A family of insects of the order Mecoptera.
Group relationships: Mecoptera, Order Mecoptera
Member holonyms: Scorpion Fly
Generic synonyms: Family
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Panorpidae
Literary usage of Panorpidae
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. An Introduction to Entomology by John Henry Comstock, Anna Botsford Comstock (1888)
"These wings are narrow, having no anal space ; in this respect they resemble the wings of the panorpidae. But the members of this family differ from the ..."
2. International Catalogue of Scientific Literature by Royal Society (Great Britain) (1907)
"(Neuroptera, panorpidae.) Brimley, CS and Sherman, F. jun. 29. North Carolina records of Odonata in 1903. ..."