Eurytomidae

plural noun Eu·ry·tom·i·dae \ ˌyu̇rəˈtäməˌdē \

Definition of Eurytomidae

:a family of black or black and yellowish chalcid flies which have the abdomen rounded and compressed and some of which are parasitic on other insects while others are plant feeders and important pests especially of grains — see jointworm

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Origin and Etymology of eurytomidae

New Latin, from Eurytoma, type genus (from eury- + -toma) + -idae


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