Pyromorphidae

plural noun
Py·​ro·​mor·​phi·​dae | \ ˌpīrəˈmȯrfəˌdē \

Definition of Pyromorphidae

: a family of day-flying moths with smoky or translucent wings that are sometimes marked with metallic colors

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History and Etymology for Pyromorphidae

New Latin, from Pyromorpha, type genus (from pyr- + morpha) + -idae

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“Pyromorphidae.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Pyromorphidae. Accessed 5 Jul. 2022.

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