Bethylidae

plural noun
Be·​thyl·​i·​dae | \ bə-ˈthi-lə-ˌdē \

Definition of Bethylidae

: a family of small wasps the females of which oviposit on other insects that they sting and paralyze

History and Etymology for Bethylidae

New Latin, from Bethylus, type genus (from Greek bēthylos, a kind of bird) + -idae

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“Bethylidae.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Bethylidae. Accessed 5 Oct. 2022.

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