Cecidomyiidae

plural noun
Cec·​i·​do·​my·​i·​i·​dae | \ ¦sesə(ˌ)dōmə̇ˈīəˌdē, -ˈmīə- \

Definition of Cecidomyiidae

: a family of small mosquitolike nematocerous flies comprising the gall midges

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History and Etymology for Cecidomyiidae

New Latin, from Cecidomyia, type genus + -idae

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“Cecidomyiidae.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Cecidomyiidae. Accessed 6 Aug. 2021.

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