plural noun
Ful·​go·​roi·​dea | \ ˌfu̇lgəˈrȯidēə, ˌfəl- \

Definition of Fulgoroidea

: a superfamily of insects (suborder Homoptera) that usually have ocelli in cavities of the cheeks and the anal veins of the forewings fused apically to form a Y — see lantern fly

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New Latin, from Fulgora + -oidea

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“Fulgoroidea.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Fulgoroidea. Accessed 14 Aug. 2020.

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