Psorophora

noun

Pso·​roph·​o·​ra
səˈräfərə
: a genus of large showy mosquitoes having the palpi of dissimilar length in the two sexes and the scutellum 3-lobed

Word History

Etymology

New Latin, from psor- + -phora

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“Psorophora.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Psorophora. Accessed 21 May. 2024.

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