Scydmaenidae

plural noun
Scyd·​mae·​ni·​dae | \ sidˈmēnəˌdē \

Definition of Scydmaenidae

: a widely distributed family of very small beetles

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History and Etymology for Scydmaenidae

New Latin, from Scydmaenus, type genus (from Greek skydmainein to be angry with) + -idae

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“Scydmaenidae.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Scydmaenidae. Accessed 20 Sep. 2020.

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