family Chalcididae

noun
an arthropod family including: chalcidflies
Hypernyms: ↑arthropod family
Member Holonyms: ↑Hymenoptera, ↑order Hymenoptera
Member Meronyms:

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  • Chalcididae — Chalcis biguttata Spinola, 1808. Scientific classification Kingdom: Animalia …   Wikipedia

  • Chalcididae — noun an arthropod family including: chalcidflies • Syn: ↑family Chalcididae, ↑Chalcidae, ↑family Chalcidae • Hypernyms: ↑arthropod family • Member Holonyms: ↑Hymenoptera, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • family Chalcidae — noun an arthropod family including: chalcidflies • Syn: ↑Chalcididae, ↑family Chalcididae, ↑Chalcidae • Hypernyms: ↑arthropod family • Member Holonyms: ↑Hymenoptera, ↑orde …   Useful english dictionary

  • arthropod family — noun any of the arthropods • Hypernyms: ↑family • Hyponyms: ↑Phalangiidae, ↑family Phalangiidae, ↑Argiopidae, ↑family Argiopidae, ↑orb weaver, ↑Theridiidae, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Chalcis — noun type genus of the Chalcididae • Syn: ↑genus Chalcis • Hypernyms: ↑arthropod genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Chalcididae, ↑family Chalcididae, ↑Chalcidae, ↑family Chalcidae …   Useful english dictionary

  • Chalcidae — noun an arthropod family including: chalcidflies • Syn: ↑Chalcididae, ↑family Chalcididae, ↑family Chalcidae • Hypernyms: ↑arthropod family • Member Holonyms: ↑Hymenoptera, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • hymenopteran — /huy meuh nop teuhr euhn/, adj. 1. hymenopterous. n. 2. Also, hymenopter. a hymenopterous insect. [1875 80; HYMENOPTER + AN] * * * ▪ insect Introduction   any member of the third largest and perhaps the most beneficial to humans of all insect… …   Universalium

  • chalcidfly — noun any of various tiny insects whose larvae are parasites on eggs and larvae of other insects; many are beneficial in destroying injurious insects • Syn: ↑chalcid fly, ↑chalcid, ↑chalcid wasp • Hypernyms: ↑hymenopterous insect, ↑hymenopteran,… …   Useful english dictionary

  • genus Chalcis — noun type genus of the Chalcididae • Syn: ↑Chalcis • Hypernyms: ↑arthropod genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Chalcididae, ↑family Chalcididae, ↑Chalcidae, ↑family Chalcidae …   Useful english dictionary

  • Hymenoptera — noun an order of insects including: bees; wasps; ants; ichneumons; sawflies; gall wasps; etc. • Syn: ↑order Hymenoptera • Derivationally related forms: ↑hymenopterous • Hypernyms: ↑animal order …   Useful english dictionary

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