Chrysididae

plural noun
Chry·​sid·​i·​dae | \ krə̇ˈsidəˌdē, krīˈ- \

Definition of Chrysididae

: 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

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History and Etymology for Chrysididae

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 8 Dec. 2021.

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