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Definition of the noun sphecidae

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noun - plural: -

  1. mud daubers; some digger wasps

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Google previewTowards the Conservation of Aculeate Hymenoptera in Europe (1991)

by Michael Charles Day

The Sphecidae is a large group of predators, often ...

Google previewThe Social Biology of Ropalidia marginata (2009)

toward understanding the evolution of eusociality by Raghavendra GADAGKAR, Raghavendra Gadagkar

Sphecidae is a large family of primarily solitary nesters that nevertheless show repeated evolution of cooperative nesting, a trait of obvious significance for the evolution of eusociality. Although the sphecids have traditionally been called wasps ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Entomology (2008)

by John L. Capinera

Of the four families making up the Spheciformes (Heterogynaeidae, Ampulicidae, Sphecidae, Crabronidae), all but the Heterogynaeidae were formerly placed in the single family Sphecidae (sensu lato) in the superfamily Sphecoidea.

Google previewFoods and Food Production Encyclopedia (2012)

by Douglas M. Considine

Scoliidae Siricidae Sphecidae Tenthredinidae Vespidae Aylocopidae Leaf- cutting ...

Google previewIllustrated Dictionary of Entomology (2007)

by Paras Nath

two thoracic and considerable abdominal fusion of ganglia, as in Crabro and Eucera (Hymenoptera: Sphecidae and Anthophoridae); (d) highly fused with one ...

Google previewWord Parts Dictionary (2000)

Standard and Reverse Listings of Prefixes, Suffixes, Roots and Combining Forms, 2d ed. by Michael J. Sheehan

base wasp; hornet (Sphecidae, sphecoid) sphenisc- [Gr. spheniskos, little wedge] base penguin (spheniscan, speniscomorph) spheno- [Gr. sphen, wedge] ¡. comb wedge-shaped ( sphenogram); ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Zoology (2003)

by Michael Allaby

Sphecidae (digger wasps, sand wasps; order *Hymenoptera, suborder *Apocrita) Large family of solitary hunting wasps that are very closely related to the bees and, together with them, form the superfamily *Sphecoidea. They differ from the ...

Google previewThe Imperial Dictionary of the English Language (1883)

by John Ogilvie

SPHECIDAE 156 SPHEROID In bot, the collective fruit of the yew, blitum, &c. Sphecidae, Sphegidae (sfé'si-dé, sfé'ji-dé), n. pl. A family of hymenopterous insects of the section Fossores. Several species are found in England, where they are ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Deserts (2017)

by Michael A. Mares

Sphecid wasps are in the family Sphecidae.

Google previewAne's Encyclopedic Dictionary of General & Applied Entomology (2009)

by Manjit Singh Dhooria

common in solitary wasps belonging to Pompilidae, Sphecidae and Eumenidae). Anatomy: The science of internal morphology as revealed ...

Google previewCRC Dictionary of Agricultural Sciences (2001)

by Robert Alan Lewis

a black-and- yellow sand wasp (Family Sphecidae) indigenous to the southern United States in areas that support horses or cattle. It kills and feeds horseflies and bottleflies to its larvae. benazolin. an herbicide ...

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