Halacaridae

plural noun
Hal·​a·​car·​i·​dae | \ ˌhaləˈkarəˌdē \

Definition of Halacaridae

: a small family of leathery-bodied free-living mites (group Hydrachnellae) that frequent marine algae

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History and Etymology for Halacaridae

New Latin, from Halacarus, type genus (from hal- + Acarus) + -idae

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“Halacaridae.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Halacaridae. Accessed 24 Sep. 2021.

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