Bibionidae

plural noun Bib·i·on·i·dae \ˌbi-bē-ˈä-nə-ˌdē\

Definition of Bibionidae

  1. :  a family of two-winged flies (suborder Nematocera) comprising the March flies and having larvae that feed on the roots of grasses and other plants

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Origin and Etymology of bibionidae

New Latin, from Bibion-, Bibio, type genus (from Latin bibion-, bibio small insect found in wine) + -idae; perhaps akin to Latin bibere


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