Pterophoridae

plural noun
Pter·​o·​phor·​i·​dae | \ ˌterəˈfȯrəˌdē \

Definition of Pterophoridae

: a family of moths comprising the plume moths and having larvae that are usually leaf rollers

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History and Etymology for Pterophoridae

New Latin, from Pterophorus, type genus (from pter- + -phorus) + -idae

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“Pterophoridae.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Pterophoridae. Accessed 29 Nov. 2021.

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