Gracilariidae

plural noun
Grac·i·la·ri·idae

Definition of Gracilariidae 

: a family of small dull or metallic-colored tineoid moths having larvae that mine in the leaves of various plants

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History and Etymology for Gracilariidae

New Latin, from Gracilaria, type genus + -idae

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