Proctophyllodidae

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

Definition of Proctophyllodidae

: a widely distributed family of feather mites

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History and Etymology for Proctophyllodidae

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

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“Proctophyllodidae.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Proctophyllodidae. Accessed 19 Aug. 2022.

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