family Sisyridae


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Noun1.family Sisyridae - an arthropod family of the order Neuroptera that includes spongeflies
arthropod family - any of the arthropods
Neuroptera, order Neuroptera - an order of insects including: lacewings; antlions; dobsonflies; alderflies; fish flies; mantispids; spongeflies
spongefly, spongillafly - hairy-bodied insect whose larvae feed on freshwater sponges
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The objectives of the present study are to report the family Sisyridae for the first time in Rio de Janeiro state and to provide bionomic information on the immature stages of S.