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Definition of the noun raphidiidae

What does raphidiidae mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: -

  1. a family of arthropods of the suborder Megaloptera, including snakeflies

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Google previewEncyclopedia of Insects (2009)

by Vincent H. Resh, Ring T. Cardé

Adult Raphidiidae are day-active entomophagous insects, preying on soft-bodied arthropods and pollen; the natural food of Inocelliidae is virtually unknown, but in captivity they feed on artificial diets and pollen has very rarely been found in ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Entomology (2011)


Google previewA Dictionary of Zoology (2003)

by Michael Allaby

Raphidiidae(snakeflies; subclass *Pterygota, order *Megaloptera) Family of predatory insects, which have four membranous wings with a complex venation, similar to those of lacewings and alderflies. The characteristic prolongation of the ...

Google previewThe Treasury of Natural History: Or, A Popular Dictionary of Animated Nature (1849)

... to which are Added, a Syllabus of Practical Taxidermy, and a Glossarial Appendix by Samuel Maunder

RAPHIDIA: RAPHIDIIDAE. A genus and family of Neuropterous insects, which are of comparatively small size, and ...

Google previewThe Encyclopaedia Britannica (1911)

A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and General Information

The Raphidiidae or snake-flies (q.v.) are remarkable for the long, narrow, tapering prothorax which gives the appearance of a constricted neck, while the female has a long ovipositor. Both these families are very sparingly represented in our ...

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Small photo of Subilla aliena, a species of snakefly (Raphidiidae family), a group of insects comprising the order RaphidiopteraSmall photo of Snakeflie, Raphidiidae larvae on sap on tree, extreme close-up with high magnification More...

Scrabble value of R1A1P3H4I1D2I1I1D2A1E1

The value of this 11-letter word is 18 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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