Eupterotidae

plural noun
Eup·​te·​ro·​ti·​dae | \ˌyüptəˈrōtəˌdē, -rät-\

Definition of Eupterotidae 

: a family of large moths having strongly pectinate antennae and lacking proboscis and tympanum

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History and Etymology for Eupterotidae

New Latin, from Eupterote, type genus (from eu- + Greek pterōtē, feminine of pterōtos feathered, from pteron feather) + -idae

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