Coelopidae

plural noun Coe·lo·pi·dae \sə̇ˈlōpəˌdē, sē-\

Definition of Coelopidae

  1. :  a small family of acalyptrate muscoid flies that have flattened bodies and frequent seashores — see kelp fly

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Origin and Etymology of coelopidae

New Latin, from Coelopa, type genus (from coel- + -opa, from Greek ōp-, ōps face, eye) + -idae — more at eye


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