Stephanidae

plural noun Ste·phan·i·dae \-ˈfanəˌdē\

Definition of Stephanidae

  1. :  a widely distributed family of slender ichneumon wasps having many-segmented filamentous antennae and including some that as larvae are parasites on wood-boring insects

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Origin and Etymology of stephanidae

New Latin, from Stephanus, type genus (from Greek stephanos crown) + -idae; from the antennae


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