Syrphidae

plural noun
Syr·​phi·​dae | \ -fəˌdē \

Definition of Syrphidae

: a large and widely distributed family of cyclorrhaphous dipterans — see syrphus fly

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History and Etymology for Syrphidae

New Latin, from Syrphus, type genus + -idae

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“Syrphidae.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Syrphidae. Accessed 17 Oct. 2021.

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