Fulgoridae

plural noun
Ful·​gor·​i·​dae | \ fu̇lˈgȯrəˌdē, ˌfəl- \

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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New Latin, from Fulgora, type genus + -idae

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“Fulgoridae.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Fulgoridae. Accessed 25 Nov. 2020.

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