Serrifera

plural noun
Ser·​rif·​era | \ seˈrif(ə)rə, səˈr- \

Definition of Serrifera

in some classifications
: a division of Hymenoptera including the sawflies and horntails and related forms and being essentially equivalent to Chalastogastra

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History and Etymology for Serrifera

New Latin, from serri- + Latin -fera, neuter plural of -fer -ferous

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“Serrifera.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Serrifera. Accessed 30 Jun. 2022.

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