Ipidae

noun
large family of bark-boring or wood-boring short-beaked beetles; very destructive to forest and fruit trees
Hypernyms: ↑arthropod family
Member Holonyms: ↑Coleoptera, ↑order Coleoptera
Member Meronyms: ↑Scolytus, ↑genus Scolytus, ↑Dendroctonus, ↑genus Dendroctonus, ↑bark beetle

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\\ˈipəˌdē\
Etymology: New Latin, from Ip-, Ips, type genus + -idae
synonym of scolytidae

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  • ipidae — ip·i·dae …   English syllables

  • family Ipidae — noun large family of bark boring or wood boring short beaked beetles; very destructive to forest and fruit trees • Syn: ↑Scolytidae, ↑family Scolytidae, ↑Ipidae • Hypernyms: ↑arthropod family • Member Holonyms: ↑Coleoptera, ↑ …   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

  • bark beetle — noun small beetle that bores tunnels in the bark and wood of trees; related to weevils • Hypernyms: ↑beetle • Hyponyms: ↑Dutch elm beetle, ↑Scolytus multistriatus, ↑spruce bark beetle, ↑Dendroctonus rufipennis • …   Useful english dictionary

  • Coleoptera — noun beetles • Syn: ↑order Coleoptera • Hypernyms: ↑animal order • Member Holonyms: ↑Insecta, ↑class Insecta, ↑Hexapoda, ↑class Hexapoda …   Useful english dictionary

  • Dendroctonus — noun genus of small bark beetles destructive especially to mature conifers • Syn: ↑genus Dendroctonus • Hypernyms: ↑arthropod genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Scolytidae, ↑family Scolytidae, ↑Ipidae, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • family Scolytidae — noun large family of bark boring or wood boring short beaked beetles; very destructive to forest and fruit trees • Syn: ↑Scolytidae, ↑Ipidae, ↑family Ipidae • Hypernyms: ↑arthropod family • Member Holonyms: ↑Coleoptera, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • genus Dendroctonus — noun genus of small bark beetles destructive especially to mature conifers • Syn: ↑Dendroctonus • Hypernyms: ↑arthropod genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Scolytidae, ↑family Scolytidae, ↑Ipidae, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • genus Scolytus — noun type genus of the Scolytidae comprising numerous small bark beetles • Syn: ↑Scolytus • Hypernyms: ↑arthropod genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Scolytidae, ↑family Scolytidae, ↑Ipidae, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • order Coleoptera — noun beetles • Syn: ↑Coleoptera • Hypernyms: ↑animal order • Member Holonyms: ↑Insecta, ↑class Insecta, ↑Hexapoda, ↑class Hexapoda …   Useful english dictionary

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