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

Definition of Erotylidae

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

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History and Etymology for Erotylidae

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

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