Also found in: Thesaurus.
Related to family Ichneumonidae: ichneumon fly, Ichneumonoidea
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|Noun||1.||family Ichneumonidae - ichneumon flies|
arthropod family - any of the arthropods
Hymenoptera, order Hymenoptera - an order of insects including: bees; wasps; ants; ichneumons; sawflies; gall wasps; etc.
ichneumon fly - hymenopterous insect that resembles a wasp and whose larvae are parasitic on caterpillars and other insect larvae