plural noun Steno·pel·mat·i·dae

Definition of Stenopelmatidae

  1. :  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

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Origin and Etymology of stenopelmatidae

New Latin, from Stenopelmatus, type genus + -idae

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