Tarsonemidae

plural noun

Tar·​so·​nemi·​dae
ˌtärsəˈneməˌdē,
-nēm-
: a family of small soft-bodied usually pale-colored mites including some that suck the juices of plants and others that are predaceous on insects and other minute animals

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Word History

Etymology

New Latin, from Tarsonemus, type genus + -idae

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“Tarsonemidae.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Tarsonemidae. Accessed 4 Oct. 2022.

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