Stephanidae

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

Definition of Stephanidae

: 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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History and Etymology for Stephanidae

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

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“Stephanidae.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Stephanidae. Accessed 5 Dec. 2021.

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