Lydella

noun
Ly·​del·​la | \ līˈdelə \

Definition of Lydella

: a genus of small tachinid flies including one (L. stabulans grisescens) of importance in the biological control of the European corn borer

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History and Etymology for Lydella

New Latin, from Lyda, genus of flies (from Latin Lydus Lydian, from Greek Lydos) + -ella

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

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