Cucujidae

plural noun Cu·cu·ji·dae \-üyəˌdē, -üjə-\

Definition of Cucujidae

  1. :  a family of small flattened elongated beetles (suborder Polyphaga) that live mostly under the bark of trees — compare saw-toothed grain beetle

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Origin and Etymology of cucujidae

New Latin, from Cucujus, type genus (probably from Spanish cocuyo, cucuyo fire beetle) + -idae


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