Definition of Crambidae
: a diverse family of small and slender to large and stout-bodied moths that often have prominent labial palpi, hind wings that fold under the body or lay flat when at rest, and larvae that are agricultural pests ◆In some taxonomic classifications, the family Crambidae is considered a subfamily (Crambinae) of the family Pyralidae. — see grass moth, snout moth
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Origin and Etymology of crambidae
New Latin, from Crambus, type genus + -idae
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