plural noun
My·ce·to·phag·i·dae | \ mīˌsētəˈfajəˌdē \

Definition of Mycetophagidae 

: a family of small oval usually hairy beetles having 5-jointed tarsi and generally feeding on fungi

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History and Etymology for Mycetophagidae

New Latin, from Mycetophagus, type genus (from mycet- + -phagus, from Greek phagein to eat) + -idae

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