Definition of Fulgoridae
: a family of chiefly tropical often grotesquely formed plant-feeding insects (superfamily Fulguroidea) that have the beak obviously arising from the base of the head and the ocelli near or below the eyes — see lantern fly
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Origin and Etymology of fulgoridae
New Latin, from Fulgora, type genus + -idae
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