Mymaridae

plural noun
My·​mar·​i·​dae | \ mīˈmarəˌdē \

Definition of Mymaridae

: a family of minute chalcid flies that are parasitic in the larval state living principally in the eggs of other insects

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History and Etymology for Mymaridae

New Latin, from Mymar, type genus (from Greek mymar, mōmar, mōmos blame, blemish) + -idae

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“Mymaridae.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Mymaridae. Accessed 16 Aug. 2022.

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