: the type genus of Eriophyidae formerly containing a great number of gall and blister mites most of which are now placed in other genera

Word History


New Latin, from erio- + -phyes (from Greek phyē growth, stature)

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“Eriophyes.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 21 Apr. 2024.

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