plural noun Proc·to·phyl·lod·i·dae \ˌpräk(ˌ)tōfə̇ˈlädəˌdē\

Definition of Proctophyllodidae

  1. :  a widely distributed family of feather mites

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Origin and Etymology of proctophyllodidae

New Latin, from Proctophyllodes, type genus (from proct- + Greek phyllōdēs resembling a leaf, from phyll- + -ōdēs -ode) + -idae

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