Rutelidae

plural noun
Ru·​tel·​i·​dae | \rüˈteləˌdē\

Definition of Rutelidae 

: a family of vegetable-feeding often brilliantly colored scarabaeoid beetles — compare goldsmith beetle

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History and Etymology for Rutelidae

New Latin, from Rutela, type genus (irregular from Latin rutilus red) + -idae; probably akin to Latin ruber red

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