Planipennia

plural noun
Pla·​ni·​pen·​nia

Definition of Planipennia

1 in some classifications : a suborder of Neuroptera that includes most of the typical neuropterans when Neuroptera is construed as including Megaloptera
2 in some classifications : an order or other group coextensive with Neuroptera

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History and Etymology for Planipennia

New Latin, from plani- + Latin penna wing + New Latin -ia

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“Planipennia.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Planipennia. Accessed 24 Sep. 2021.

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