Chrysididae

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

Definition of Chrysididae

  1. :  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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Origin and Etymology of chrysididae

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


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