Piophilidae

plural noun Pi·o·phil·i·dae \ˌpīəˈfiləˌdē\

Definition of Piophilidae

  1. :  a family of two-winged flies including the cheese fly

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Origin and Etymology of piophilidae

New Latin, from Piophila, type genus (from pio- fat—from Greek piōn- —+ -phila) + -idae; akin to Greek pimelē lard — more at fat


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