Chrysopidae

plural noun
Chry·​so·​pi·​dae | \ krə̇ˈsōpəˌdē \

Definition of Chrysopidae

: a family of pale green golden-eyed unpleasant-smelling lacewing flies having carnivorous larvae called aphis lions

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History and Etymology for Chrysopidae

New Latin, from Chrysopa, type genus (from chrys- + -opa, from Greek ōp-, ōps face) + -idae

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“Chrysopidae.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Chrysopidae. Accessed 23 May. 2022.

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