Phylloxeridae

plural noun Phyl·lox·er·i·dae \ ˌfiˌläkˈserəˌdē \

Definition of Phylloxeridae

: a small family of destructive plant lice in which the wings when present are laid flat upon the abdomen when at rest — see phylloxera

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Origin and Etymology of phylloxeridae

New Latin, from Phylloxera, type genus + -idae


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