family Mantispidae


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Noun1.family Mantispidae - mantispidsfamily Mantispidae - mantispids        
arthropod family - any of the arthropods
Neuroptera, order Neuroptera - an order of insects including: lacewings; antlions; dobsonflies; alderflies; fish flies; mantispids; spongeflies
mantispid - insect that resembles a mantis; larvae are parasites in the nests of spiders and wasps
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Mantispid flies belong to the family Mantispidae of order Neuroptera.