Diprionidae

plural noun

Dip·​ri·​on·​i·​dae
ˌdiprēˈänəˌdē
: a small family of sawflies that have many-jointed antennae serrate in the female and pectinate in the male and that include various serious pests of coniferous trees

Word History

Etymology

New Latin, from Diprion, type genus (from di- + -prion) + -idae

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“Diprionidae.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Diprionidae. Accessed 26 Feb. 2024.

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