Definition of Pyralididae
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 Pyralididae
Literary usage of Pyralididae
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Fauna Hawaiiensis: Being the Land-fauna of the Hawaiian Islands by David Sharp, Royal Society (Great Britain), Bernice Pauahi Bishop Museum, Royal Society (Great Britain (1899)
"pyralididae 2 2 Psychidae 2 o Hepialidae 9 o All the Hawaiian families are ... and pyralididae being introduced in both alike, and 8 other families are also ..."