Stylopidae

plural noun
Sty·​lop·​i·​dae | \ stīˈläpəˌdē \

Definition of Stylopidae

: a family of insects (order Strepsiptera) that have protuberant eyes and are parasites of other insects (such as bees)

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History and Etymology for Stylopidae

New Latin, from Stylop-, Stylops, type genus + -idae

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“Stylopidae.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Stylopidae. Accessed 29 Nov. 2021.

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