Silphidae

plural noun
Sil·​phi·​dae | \-fəˌdē\

Definition of Silphidae 

: a widely distributed family of clavicorn beetles comprising the burying beetles, carrion beetles, and related forms

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History and Etymology for Silphidae

New Latin, from Silpha, type genus + -idae

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