Erotylidae

plural noun Er·o·tyl·i·dae \ˌerəˈtiləˌdē\

Definition of Erotylidae

  1. :  a family of elongate oval hairy beetles having larvae that live in fungi or bore in higher plants

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Origin and Etymology of erotylidae

New Latin, from Erotylus, type genus (from Greek erōtylos darling, sweetheart, from erōt-, erōs sexual love) + -idae — more at eros


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