Naucoridae

plural noun Nau·cor·i·dae \nȯˈkȯrəˌdē, -kär-\

Definition of Naucoridae

  1. :  a widely distributed family of aquatic predaceous hemipterous insects comprising the water creepers and having the body broad, oval, and flat and the front femora greatly enlarged

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Origin and Etymology of naucoridae

New Latin, from Naucoris, type genus + -idae


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