HyperDic: family_bittacidae

English > 1 sense of the expression family Bittacidae:
NOUNanimalfamily Bittacidae, Bittacidaea family of predacious tropical insects of the order Mecoptera
English > family Bittacidae: 1 sense > noun 1, animal
MeaningA family of predacious tropical insects of the order Mecoptera.
SynonymBittacidae
Member ofMecoptera, order MecopteraAn order of carnivorous insects usually having long membranous wings and long beaklike heads with chewing mouths at the tip
Membershanging flyAny of various mecopterous insects of the family Bittacidae
Broaderfamily(biology) a taxonomic group containing one or more genera

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