Definition of Phycitidae
: a family of small usually mottled gray and brown moths that is now considered a subfamily (Phycitinae) within the family Pyralidae and includes the Mediterranean flour moth and other pests having larvae which feed in stored cereals
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Origin and Etymology of phycitidae
New Latin, from Phycita, type genus (perhaps from Greek phykos seaweed, rouge) + -idae
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