Potamanthidae

plural noun
Pot·​a·​man·​thi·​dae | \ ˌpätəˈman(t)thəˌdē\

Definition of Potamanthidae

: a small widely distributed family of mayflies

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History and Etymology for Potamanthidae

New Latin, from Potamanthus, type genus (from potam- + -anthus) + -idae

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