Scutelleridae

plural noun
Scu·​tel·​ler·​i·​dae | \ ˌsk(y)ütᵊlˈerəˌdē\

Definition of Scutelleridae

: a family of broadly oval flattened terrestrial insects (order Hemiptera) having the antennae five-jointed, the legs spineless, and a large scutellum that almost entirely covers the abdomen

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History and Etymology for Scutelleridae

New Latin, from Scutellera, type genus (from scutella) + -idae

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