Agromyzidae

plural noun

Ag·​ro·​my·​zi·​dae
ˌa-grō-ˈmī-zə-ˌdē,
-ˈmi-
: a family of small or minute acalyptrate two-winged flies having phytophagous larvae many of which are leaf miners on cultivated plants

Word History

Etymology

New Latin, from Agromyza, type genus + -idae

First Known Use

1864, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Agromyzidae was in 1864

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“Agromyzidae.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Agromyzidae. Accessed 14 Jun. 2024.

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