Sepsidae

plural noun
Sep·​si·​dae | \ ˈsepsəˌdē \

Definition of Sepsidae

: a family of acalyptrate usually shiny black flies (superfamily Muscoidea) that develop in decaying organic matter or excrement

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History and Etymology for Sepsidae

New Latin, from Greek sēpsis decay + New Latin -idae

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“Sepsidae.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Sepsidae. Accessed 22 Sep. 2021.

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