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

Word History


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

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“Lydella.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 26 Sep. 2023.

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