Micropterygidae

plural noun Mi·crop·te·ryg·i·dae

Definition of Micropterygidae

  1. :  a family of tiny very primitive moths sometimes made a separate order Zeugloptera that have functional mandibles

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Origin and Etymology of micropterygidae

New Latin, from Micropteryg-, Micropteryx, type genus (from micr- + -pteryg-, -pteryx) + -idae — more at -pteryx


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