family Trypetidae

noun
fruit flies; some leaf miners
Hypernyms: ↑arthropod family
Member Holonyms: ↑Diptera, ↑order Diptera

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  • Trypetidae — noun fruit flies; some leaf miners • Syn: ↑family Trypetidae, ↑Trephritidae, ↑family Trephritidae • Hypernyms: ↑arthropod family • Member Holonyms: ↑Diptera, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • family Trephritidae — noun fruit flies; some leaf miners • Syn: ↑Trypetidae, ↑family Trypetidae, ↑Trephritidae • Hypernyms: ↑arthropod family • Member Holonyms: ↑Diptera, ↑order Diptera …   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

  • fruit fly — 1. any of numerous small dipterous insects of the family Tephritidae, the larvae of which feed on the fruit of various plants. 2. See vinegar fly. 3. drosophila. [1745 55] * * * Any dipteran species of two families: large fruit flies (Trypetidae) …   Universalium

  • dipteran — /dip teuhr euhn/, adj. 1. dipterous (def. 1). n. 2. a dipterous insect. [1835 45; DIPTER(A) + AN] * * * Any member of the more than 85,000 species in the insect order Diptera (the two winged, or true, flies), characterized by the use of only one… …   Universalium

  • Ceratitis — noun Mediterranean fruit flies • Syn: ↑genus Ceratitis • Hypernyms: ↑arthropod genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Trypetidae, ↑family Trypetidae, ↑Trephritidae, ↑family Tre …   Useful english dictionary

  • Diptera — noun a large order of insects having a single pair of wings and sucking or piercing mouths; includes true flies and mosquitoes and gnats and crane flies • Syn: ↑order Diptera • Derivationally related forms: ↑dipterous • Hypernyms: ↑animal order • …   Useful english dictionary

  • order Diptera — noun a large order of insects having a single pair of wings and sucking or piercing mouths; includes true flies and mosquitoes and gnats and crane flies • Syn: ↑Diptera • Derivationally related forms: ↑dipterous (for: ↑Diptera) • Hypernyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • genus Rhagoletis — noun a genus of Trypetidae • Syn: ↑Rhagoletis • Hypernyms: ↑arthropod genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Trypetidae, ↑family Trypetidae, ↑Trephritidae, ↑family Trephritidae …   Useful english dictionary

  • Rhagoletis — noun a genus of Trypetidae • Syn: ↑genus Rhagoletis • Hypernyms: ↑arthropod genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Trypetidae, ↑family Trypetidae, ↑Trephritidae, ↑family Treph …   Useful english dictionary

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