Chalcidoidea

plural noun
Chal·​ci·​doi·​dea | \ ˌkalsəˈdȯidēə \

Definition of Chalcidoidea

: a superfamily of Hymenoptera comprising the chalcid flies

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History and Etymology for Chalcidoidea

New Latin, from Chalcid-, Chalcis + -oidea

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“Chalcidoidea.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Chalcidoidea. Accessed 24 Oct. 2021.

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