family Theridiidae

noun
a family of comb-footed spiders
Syn: ↑Theridiidae
Hypernyms: ↑arthropod family
Member Holonyms: ↑Araneae, ↑order Araneae, ↑Araneida, ↑order Araneida
Member Meronyms: ↑comb-footed spider, ↑theridiid, ↑Latrodectus, ↑genus Latrodectus

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

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  • theridiid — noun spider having a comb like row of bristles on each hind foot • Syn: ↑comb footed spider • Hypernyms: ↑spider • Member Holonyms: ↑Theridiidae, ↑family Theridiidae * * * I. thəˈridēə̇d, | …   Useful english dictionary

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  • Steatoda — Taxobox name = Steatoda image caption = S. bipunctata image width = 250px regnum = Animalia phylum = Arthropoda classis = Arachnida ordo = Araneae familia = Theridiidae genus = Steatoda genus authority = Sundevall, 1833 diversity link = List of… …   Wikipedia

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