Nepticulidae

plural noun
Nep·ti·cu·li·dae | \ˌneptəˈkyüləˌdē\

Definition of Nepticulidae 

: a family of minute and widely distributed moths whose larvae occur as leaf miners on many deciduous trees

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History and Etymology for Nepticulidae

New Latin, from Nepticula, type genus (from Late Latin nepticula little granddaughter, diminutive of Latin neptis granddaughter) + -idae

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