Stenopelmatidae

plural noun

Steno·​pel·​mat·​i·​dae
: a family of dull-colored usually wingless Orthoptera having compressed 3-jointed tarsi and a needle-shaped ovipositor and including the sand crickets and the cave crickets

Word History

Etymology

New Latin, from Stenopelmatus, type genus + -idae

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“Stenopelmatidae.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Stenopelmatidae. Accessed 2 Mar. 2024.

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