Naucoridae

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

Definition of Naucoridae 

: 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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History and Etymology for Naucoridae

New Latin, from Naucoris, type genus + -idae

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