Phymatidae

plural noun Phy·mat·i·dae \ fīˈmatəˌdē \

Definition of Phymatidae

:a family of short stocky carnivorous bugs that have strong thick forelegs, live chiefly in or about flowers, and feed on other insects — see ambush bug

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Origin and Etymology of phymatidae

New Latin, from Phymata, type genus + -idae


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