Dolichopodidae

plural noun
Dol·​i·​cho·​pod·​i·​dae | \ ˌdälə̇kōˈpädəˌdē, -lēk-\

Definition of Dolichopodidae

: a large family of small bristly usually metallic green long-legged two-winged flies that feed on other insects and mites

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History and Etymology for Dolichopodidae

New Latin, from Dolichopod-, Dolichopus, type genus (from dolich- + -pus) + -idae

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