Limnephilidae

plural noun Lim·ne·phil·i·dae \ˌlimnəˈfiləˌdē\

Definition of Limnephilidae

  1. :  a family of large caddis flies whose larvae live usually in ponds or slow streams

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Origin and Etymology of limnephilidae

New Latin, from Limnephilus, type genus (from Greek limnē pool + New Latin -philus) + -idae


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