family Hemerobiidae


family Hemerobiidae
noun
brown lacewings
Syn: ↑Hemerobiidae
Hypernyms: ↑arthropod family
Member Holonyms: ↑Neuroptera, ↑order Neuroptera
Member Meronyms: ↑aphid lion, ↑aphis lion, ↑brown lacewing, ↑hemerobiid, ↑hemerobiid fly

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  • Hemerobiidae — prop. n. A natural family of insects including the brown lacewings. Syn: family {Hemerobiidae}. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Hemerobiidae — noun brown lacewings • Syn: ↑family Hemerobiidae • Hypernyms: ↑arthropod family • Member Holonyms: ↑Neuroptera, ↑order Neuroptera • Member Meronyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Hemerobiidae — Hemerobioidea redirects here. Numerous lacewing families were formerly included there but now are placed elsewhere; see text for details. NOTOC Taxobox name = Brown lacewings fossil range=Jurassic Recent image width = 240px image caption =… …   Wikipedia

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

  • neuropteran — /noo rop teuhr euhn, nyoo /, adj. 1. neuropterous. n. 2. Also, neuropteron. a neuropterous insect. [1835 45; < NL Neuropter(a), neut. pl. of neuropterus (see NEUROPTEROUS) + AN] * * * ▪ insect Introduction       any of a group of insects commonly …   Universalium

  • hemerobiid — noun small dark colored lacewing fly • Syn: ↑brown lacewing, ↑hemerobiid fly • Hypernyms: ↑lacewing, ↑lacewing fly • Member Holonyms: ↑Hemerobiidae, ↑family Hemerobiidae …   Useful english dictionary

  • Neuroptera — Lacewing redirects here. For other uses, see Lacewing (disambiguation). Neuroptera Temporal range: 299–0 Ma …   Wikipedia

  • Neuroptera — noun an order of insects including: lacewings; antlions; dobsonflies; alderflies; fish flies; mantispids; spongeflies • Syn: ↑order Neuroptera • Hypernyms: ↑animal order • Member Holonyms: ↑Insecta, ↑class Insecta, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • order Neuroptera — noun an order of insects including: lacewings; antlions; dobsonflies; alderflies; fish flies; mantispids; spongeflies • Syn: ↑Neuroptera • Hypernyms: ↑animal order • Member Holonyms: ↑Insecta, ↑class Insecta, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • aphid lion — noun carnivorous larva of lacewing flies • Syn: ↑aphis lion • Hypernyms: ↑larva • Member Holonyms: ↑Chrysopidae, ↑family Chrysopidae, ↑Hemerobiidae, ↑family Hemerobiidae …   Useful english dictionary


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