Chrysididae

plural noun

Chry·​sid·​i·​dae
krə̇ˈsidəˌdē,
krīˈ-
: a family comprising brilliantly colored wasps of medium size with a shining metallic luster and with a few related forms commonly constituting a superfamily of the hymenopterous suborder Clistogastra see cuckoo wasp

Word History

Etymology

New Latin, from Chrysid-, Chrysis, type genus + -idae

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“Chrysididae.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Chrysididae. Accessed 24 Jun. 2024.

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