Rhinonyssidae

plural noun
Rhi·​no·​nys·​si·​dae | \ -ˈnīsəˌdē \

Definition of Rhinonyssidae

: a widely distributed family of mites that are parasitic in the nasal passages of birds

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History and Etymology for Rhinonyssidae

New Latin, from Rhinonyssus, type genus (from rhin- + Greek nyssein to prick, sting) + -idae

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“Rhinonyssidae.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Rhinonyssidae. Accessed 7 Jul. 2022.

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