Definition of Pyralidae
1. Noun. Bee moths; corn borers; flour moths.
Generic synonyms: Arthropod Family
Group relationships: Lepidoptera, Order Lepidoptera
Member holonyms: Pyralid, Pyralid Moth, Genus Pyralis, Pyralis, Galleria, Genus Galleria, Genus Pyrausta, Pyrausta, Anagasta, Genus Anagasta, Ephestia, Genus Ephestia, Cadra, Genus Cadra, Corn Borer, Pyrausta Nubilalis
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pyralidae
Literary usage of Pyralidae
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Encyclopædia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and by Hugh Chisholm (1911)
"The pyralidae (figs. 13, 30), a large family with numerous divisions, have entire wings, and their pupae are í x\; ^ /> K.-SA* ^ m After ..."
2. Rice-feeding Insects of Tropical Asia by Barclay M. Shepard, A. T. Barrion, J. A. Litsinger (1995)
"... (Walker) Lepidoptera: pyralidae The grass webworm is a moth that occurs in upland and well-drained rainfed lowland fields, but is generally uncommon. ..."