family Pyrrhocoridae

noun
firebugs
Syn: ↑Pyrrhocoridae
Hypernyms: ↑arthropod family
Member Holonyms: ↑Heteroptera, ↑suborder Heteroptera
Member Meronyms: ↑firebug, ↑Dysdercus, ↑genus Dysdercus

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  • Pyrrhocoridae — for the Red Bug car see Smith Flyer Red bugs, cotton stainers Firebug Pyrrhocoris apterus Scientific classification Kingdom …   Wikipedia

  • Pyrrhocoridae — noun firebugs • Syn: ↑family Pyrrhocoridae • Hypernyms: ↑arthropod family • Member Holonyms: ↑Heteroptera, ↑suborder Heteroptera • Member Meronyms: ↑ …   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

  • Dysdercus — noun a genus of slender long legged bugs that feed on the developing seeds of cotton and stain it • Syn: ↑genus Dysdercus • Hypernyms: ↑arthropod genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Pyrrhocoridae, ↑family Pyrrhocoridae …   Useful english dictionary

  • Heteroptera — noun true bugs • Syn: ↑suborder Heteroptera • Hypernyms: ↑animal order • Member Holonyms: ↑Hemiptera, ↑order Hemiptera • Member Meronyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • suborder Heteroptera — noun true bugs • Syn: ↑Heteroptera • Hypernyms: ↑animal order • Member Holonyms: ↑Hemiptera, ↑order Hemiptera • Member Meronyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • pyrrhocorid — I. pə̇ˈräkərə̇d adjective Etymology: New Latin Pyrrhocoridae : of or relating to the Pyrrhocoridae II. noun ( s) : a bug of the family Pyrrhocoridae …   Useful english dictionary

  • heteropteran — ▪ insect order Introduction   any member of the insect order Heteroptera, which comprises the so called true bugs. (Some authorities use the name Hemiptera; others consider both the heteropterans and the homopterans to be suborders of the… …   Universalium

  • Firebug (insect) — Taxobox name = Firebug image width = 200px regnum = Animalia phylum = Arthropoda classis = Insecta ordo = Hemiptera subordo = Heteroptera familia = Pyrrhocoridae genus = Pyrrhocoris species = P. apterus binomial = Pyrrhocoris apterus binomial… …   Wikipedia

  • firebug — noun 1. a criminal who illegally sets fire to property • Syn: ↑arsonist, ↑incendiary • Derivationally related forms: ↑arson (for: ↑arsonist) • Hypernyms: ↑c …   Useful english dictionary

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