HyperDic: arthropod_family

English > 1 sense of the expression arthropod family:
NOUNanimalarthropod familyany of the arthropods
English > arthropod family: 1 sense > noun 1, animal
MeaningAny of the arthropods.
Member ofAnimalia, kingdom Animalia, animal kingdomtaxonomic kingdom comprising all living or extinct animals
NarrowerAcaridae, family Acaridaemites
Acrididae, family Acrididae, Locustidae, family Locustidaeshort-horned grasshoppers
Adelgidae, family Adelgidaeplant lice
Aleyrodidae, family Aleyrodidaewhiteflies
Andrenidae, family AndrenidaeA large family of solitary short-tongued bees most of which burrow in the ground
Anobiidae, family Anobiidaedeathwatch beetles
Aphididae, family Aphididaesmall soft-bodied plant lice
Aphidoidea, superfamily Aphidoideaplant lice
Apidae, family Apidaehoneybees
Apoidea, superfamily Apoideabees
Arctiidae, family Arctiidaetiger moths
Argasidae, family Argasidaesoft ticks
Argiopidae, family Argiopidae, orb-weaverSpiders that spin orb webs
Armadillidiidae, family Armadillidiidaepill bugs
Asilidae, family Asilidaerobber flies
Astacidae, family Astacidae, Astacuracrayfish
Atropidae, family Atropidaebooklice
Balanidae, family Balanidaestalkless barnacles
Belostomatidae, family Belostomatidaewater bugs
Blattidae, family Blattidaedomestic cockroaches
Bombycidae, family BombycidaeChinese silkworm moth
Bombyliidae, family Bombyliidaebee flies
Bruchidae, family Bruchidaeseed beetles
Calliphoridae, family Calliphoridaeblowflies
Cancridae, family CancridaeMany of the best known edible crabs
Carabidae, family Carabidaeground beetles
Cecidomyidae, family Cecidomyidaegall midges
Cerambycidae, family Cerambycidaelong-horned beetles
Ceratopogonidae, family Ceratopogonidaebiting midges
Cercopidae, family Cercopidaefroghoppers or spittlebugs
Cetoniidae, subfamily CetoniidaeConsidered a separate family in some classification systems
Chalcididae, family Chalcididae, Chalcidae, family ChalcidaeAn arthropod family including
Chironomidae, family Chironomidaemidges
Chrysomelidae, family Chrysomelidaeleaf beetles
Chrysopidae, family Chrysopidaegreen lacewings
Cicadellidae, family Cicadellidaeleafhoppers
Cicadidae, family Cicadidaecicadas
Cicindelidae, family Cicindelidaetiger beetles
Cimicidae, family Cimicidaewingless flat-bodied bloodsucking insects
Cleridae, family Cleridaebeetles that prey on other insects
Coccidae, family Coccidaescale insects
Coccinellidae, family CoccinellidaeThe ladybugs
Coccoidea, superfamily Coccoideascale insects and mealybugs
Coreidae, family Coreidaesquash bugs and leaf-footed bugs
Corixidae, family Corixidaewater bugs
Corydalidae, family Corydalidaedobsons
Crangonidae, family Crangonidaeshrimps
Cryptocercidae, family CryptocercidaeA family of Blattodea
Ctenizidae, family Ctenizidaelarge burrowing spiders
Culicidae, family Culicidaemosquitoes
Curculionidae, family Curculionidaetrue weevils
Cuterebridae, family CuterebridaeNew World botflies
Cynipidae, family CynipidaeA family of Hymenoptera
Dactylopiidae, family Dactylopiidaecochineal insects
Danaidae, family Danaidaesmall family of usually tropical butterflies
Dermestidae, family Dermestidaecarpet beetles
Diaspididae, family Diaspididaearmored scales
Dorylinae, subfamily Dorylinaearmy ants
Drosophilidae, family Drosophilidaefruit flies
Dytiscidae, family Dytiscidaewater beetles
Elateridae, family Elateridaeclick beetles and certain fireflies
Ephemeridae, family Ephemeridaemayflies
Forficulidae, family Forficulidaetypical earwigs
Formicidae, family Formicidaeants
Fulgoridae, family Fulgoridaeplant hoppers
Gasterophilidae, family Gasterophilidaehorse botflies
Gelechiidae, family GelechiidaeImportant economic pests
Geometridae, family Geometridaemeasuring worms
Geophilidae, family Geophilidaesmall extremely elongate centipedes that live in earth
Gerrididae, family Gerrididae, Gerridae, family GerridaeAn arthropod family that includes water striders
Glossinidae, family Glossinidaeflies closely related to the Muscidae
Gracilariidae, Gracillariidae, family Gracilariidaeleaf miners
Gryllidae, family Gryllidaecrickets
Gyrinidae, family Gyrinidaewhirligig beetles
Halictidae, family HalictidaeA family of small solitary bees
Hemerobiidae, family Hemerobiidaebrown lacewings
Hippoboscidae, family Hippoboscidaewinged or wingless dipterans
Homaridae, family Homaridaelarge-clawed lobsters
Ichneumonidae, family Ichneumonidaeichneumon flies
Ixodidae, family Ixodidaehard ticks
Jassidae, family Jassidaefamily of small leafhoppers coextensive with the Cicadellidae and not distinguished from it in some classifications
Kalotermitidae, family KalotermitidaePrimitive termites of warm regions
Lamellicornia, superfamily Lamellicorniascarabaeid beetles and stag beetles
Lampyridae, family Lampyridaefireflies
Lasiocampidae, family Lasiocampidaetent caterpillars
Lepadidae, family Lepadidaegoose barnacles
Lepismatidae, family Lepismatidaefirebrats
Limulidae, family Limulidaehorseshoe crabs
Lithodidae, family LithodidaeDeep-sea crabs of cold waters
Lucanidae, family Lucanidaestag beetles
Lycaenidae, family Lycaenidaefamily of small usually brilliantly colored butterflies
Lycosidae, family Lycosidaewolf spiders
Lygaeidae, family Lygaeidaelygaeid bugs
Lymantriidae, family Lymantriidaetussock moths
Machilidae, family Machilidaejumping bristletails
Majidae, family Majidaespider crabs
Mantidae, family Mantidae, Manteidae, family Manteidaemantises
Mantispidae, family Mantispidaemantispids
Mastotermitidae, family MastotermitidaePrimitive termites
Megachilidae, family Megachilidaeleaf-cutting and mason bees
Meloidae, family Meloidaeblister beetles
Melolonthidae, subfamily MelolonthidaeConsidered a separate family in some classification systems
Membracidae, family Membracidaeplant hoppers
Miridae, family Miridae, Capsidae, family Capsidaeleaf bugs
Muscidae, family MuscidaeTwo-winged flies especially the housefly
Muscoidea, superfamily MuscoideaTwo-winged flies especially the families
Mycetophilidae, family Mycetophylidaefungus gnats
Myrmeleontidae, family Myrmeleontidaeantlions
Mysidae, family Mysidaesmall shrimp-like crustaceans
Nephropsidae, family NephropsidaeIn some classifications coextensive with the Homaridae
Nepidae, family Nepidaewater scorpions
Noctuidae, family Noctuidaecutworms
Notonectidae, family Notonectidaeaquatic carnivorous insects
Nymphalidae, family Nymphalidaelarge beautifully colored butterflies
Oestridae, family Oestridae, Hypodermatidae, family Hypodermatidaewarble flies
Oniscidae, family OniscidaeA family of Isopoda
Orchestiidae, family Orchestiidaebeach fleas
Paguridae, family Paguridaehermit crabs
Palaemonidae, family Palaemonidaeprawns
Palinuridae, family Palinuridaespiny lobsters
Pediculidae, family Pediculidaetrue lice
Peneidae, family Peneidaetropical prawns
Peripatidae, family PeripatidaeA family of Onychophora
Peripatopsidae, family PeripatopsidaeA family of Onychophora
Phalangiidae, family PhalangiidaeA family of Phalangida
Phasmidae, family Phasmidae, Phasmatidae, family Phasmatidaestick insects
Phthiriidae, family Phthiriidaecrab lice
Phyllidae, family Phyllidae, Phillidae, family Phillidaeleaf insects
Phylloxeridae, family Phylloxeridaeplant lice
Pieridae, family Pieridaearthropod family including cabbage butterflies
Pinnotheridae, family Pinnotheridaetiny soft-bodied crabs
Porcellionidae, family Porcellionidaesow bugs
Portunidae, family Portunidaeswimming crabs
Pseudococcidae, family Pseudococcidaescalelike insects
Psocidae, family PsocidaeA family of small soft-bodied insects that feed on decaying vegetation
Psychodidae, family PsychodidaeVery small two-winged flies with hairy wings that develop in moss and damp vegetable matter
Psyllidae, family Psyllidae, Chermidae, family Chermidaejumping plant lice
Pulicidae, family PulicidaeMany common fleas attacking humans and domestic animals
Pyralidae, family Pyralidae, Pyralididae, family Pyralididaebee moths
Pyrrhocoridae, family Pyrrhocoridaefirebugs
Raphidiidae, family RaphidiidaeA family of arthropods of the suborder Megaloptera, including snakeflies
Reduviidae, family Reduviidaeassassin bugs
Rhinotermitidae, family Rhinotermitidaelarge widely distributed family of termites of temperate to tropical regions
Sarcoptidae, family Sarcoptidaesmall whitish mites
Saturniidae, family SaturniidaeImportant and widely distributed family of moths including some of the largest insects known
Satyridae, family SatyridaeA widely distributed family of butterflies common near the edges of woods
Scarabaeidae, family Scarabaeidaescarab or dung beetles
Sciaridae, family Sciaridaefungus gnats
Scolytidae, family Scolytidae, Ipidae, family Ipidaelarge family of bark-boring or wood-boring short-beaked beetles
Scutigeridae, family ScutigeridaeA family of Chilopoda
Sialidae, family SialidaeAn arthropod family including
Simuliidae, family Simuliidaeblackflies and sand flies
Sisyridae, family SisyridaeAn arthropod family of the order Neuroptera that includes spongeflies
Sphecidae, family Sphecidaemud daubers
Sphecoidea, superfamily Sphecoideafamilies ... / families Sphecidae and Stizidae
Sphingidae, family Sphingidaehawkmoths
Squillidae, family Squillidaecrustaceans that burrow in mud or under stones / stones in shallow water along the seashore
Staphylinidae, family Staphylinidaerove beetles
Stenopelmatidae, family Stenopelmatidaelong-horned grasshoppers
Stizidae, family Stizidaecicada killers
Tabanidae, family Tabanidaehorseflies
Tachinidae, family Tachinidaeparasites on other insects
Tenebrionidae, family TenebrionidaeA family of arthropods including darkling beetles and mealworms
Tenthredinidae, family Tenthredinidaesawflies
Termitidae, family Termitidaetermites
Tetranychidae, family Tetranychidaeplant-feeding mites
Tettigoniidae, family Tettigoniidaelong-horned grasshoppers
Theraphosidae, family Theraphosidaelarge tropical spiders
Theridiidae, family TheridiidaeA family of comb-footed spiders
Thripidae, family Thripidaethrips
Tineidae, family Tineidaeclothes moths
Tineoidea, superfamily Tineoideaclothes moths
Tingidae, family Tingidaelace bugs
Tipulidae, family Tipulidaecrane flies
Tortricidae, family Tortricidaeleaf rollers and codling moths
Triopidae, family TriopidaeA family of Notostraca
Trombiculidae, family Trombiculidaemites
Trombidiidae, family Trombidiidaemites
Trypetidae, family Trypetidae, Trephritidae, family Trephritidaefruit flies
Vespidae, family VespidaeAn arthropod family of the order Hymenoptera including
Broaderfamily(biology) a taxonomic group containing one or more genera

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