Libytheidae

plural noun
Lib·​y·​the·​idae | \ˌlibəˈthēəˌdē\

Definition of Libytheidae 

: a small family comprising the snout butterflies and often considered a subfamily of Nymphalidae

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History and Etymology for Libytheidae

New Latin, from Libythea, type genus (perhaps from Greek Libys Libyan + thea appearance, aspect) + -idae

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