Histeridae

plural noun
His·​ter·​i·​dae | \hiˈsterəˌdē\

Definition of Histeridae 

: a family of rather sluggish dark-colored and often shining beetles that live chiefly in decaying organic matter and have larvae which prey on other insects and insect larvae

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History and Etymology for Histeridae

New Latin, from Hister, type genus + -idae

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