Definition of Phasmidae
1. Noun. Stick insects.
Generic synonyms: Arthropod Family
Group relationships: Order Phasmatodea, Order Phasmida, Phasmatodea, Phasmida
Member holonyms: Stick Insect, Walking Stick, Walkingstick, Genus Diapheromera
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Phasmidae
Literary usage of Phasmidae
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Psyche by Cambridge Entomological Club (1893)
"... from Europe to show that the three divisions of the thorax must have been of nearly equal length and not as in living I phasmidae very unequal, ..."
2. Guide to the Genera and Classification of the North American Orthoptera by Samuel Hubbard Scudder (1897)
"phasmidae. For the division of this family into subfamilies or genera, see Burmeister, Handb. ent., ii., 560 (1838); Serville, ..."
3. Entomological News and Proceedings of the Entomological Section of the by Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia Entomological Section (1916)
"... or phasmidae, yet occupy a position somewhat intermediate between the ... are closely related to the phasmidae, they are as distinct from them as the ..."