Pontania

noun
Pon·​ta·​nia | \ pän‧ˈtānēə, -nyə \

Definition of Pontania

: a widely distributed genus of sawflies including many that are gall makers on willow and poplar

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History and Etymology for Pontania

New Latin, probably from the proper name Pontano + New Latin -ia

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“Pontania.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Pontania. Accessed 2 Dec. 2020.

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