Brochymena

noun Bro·chym·e·na \brōˈkimənə\

Definition of Brochymena

  1. :  a widely distributed genus of pentatomid bugs that are predators on phytophagous insects

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Origin and Etymology of brochymena

New Latin, perhaps irregular from Greek (Aeolic) brochys short (akin to Greek brachys short) + Greek hymen-, hymēn membrane, insect wing — more at 1brief, hymen


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