Riodinidae

plural noun Ri·o·din·i·dae \ˌrīəˈdinəˌdē\

Definition of Riodinidae

  1. :  a family of small or medium-sized often brightly colored butterflies having metallic spots on the wings and the first pair of legs reduced in the males and occurring mostly in the New World tropics

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Origin and Etymology of riodinidae

New Latin, from Riodina, type genus + -idae


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