plural noun
Flos·​cu·​la·​ri·​idae | \ ˌfläskyələˈrīəˌdē \

Definition of Flosculariidae

: a family of rotifers (order Monogononta) with the male small in size and free-swimming and the adult female larger and tubicolous and usually attached by a stalk derived from the modified foot

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History and Etymology for Flosculariidae

New Latin, from Floscularia, type genus + -idae

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“Flosculariidae.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Flosculariidae. Accessed 6 Aug. 2020.

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