Scarabaeoidea

plural noun
Scar·​a·​bae·​oi·​dea | \ ˌskarəbēˈȯidēə \

Definition of Scarabaeoidea

in many classifications
: a superfamily of Polyphaga that is equivalent to the most inclusive concept of Scarabaeidae or to the superfamily Lamellicornia

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History and Etymology for Scarabaeoidea

New Latin, from Scarabaeus + -oidea

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“Scarabaeoidea.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Scarabaeoidea. Accessed 16 Sep. 2021.

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