Clistogastra

plural noun
Clis·to·gas·tra | \ˌklīstəˈgastrə, ˌklis-\

Definition of Clistogastra 

: a suborder of Hymenoptera including the ants, typical wasps, and bees, all having a legless grub as larva and a constricted second abdominal segment that forms a narrow waist or petiole — compare chalastrogastra

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History and Etymology for Clistogastra

New Latin, from cleist- + -gastra (from Greek gastr-, gastēr belly)

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