Sciaridae

plural noun
Sci·​ar·​i·​dae | \ sīˈarəˌdē \

Definition of Sciaridae

: a family of minute usually dark or blackish two-winged flies some of which are destructive to mushrooms and to seedlings of higher plants — see fungus gnat, sciara — compare mycetophilidae

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History and Etymology for Sciaridae

New Latin, from Sciara, type genus + -idae

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“Sciaridae.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Sciaridae. Accessed 4 Jul. 2022.

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