Dilepididae

plural noun
Dil·​e·​pid·​i·​dae | \ ˌdiləˈpidəˌdē\

Definition of Dilepididae

: a family of cyclophyllidean tapeworms having a hooked rostellum and unarmed suckers and including a number of common parasites of birds and mammals

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History and Etymology for Dilepididae

New Latin, from Dilepid-, Dilepis, type genus (from di- + -lepis) + -idae

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