Tenthredinoidea

plural noun
Ten·​thre·​di·​noi·​dea | \ ˌten(t)thrədəˈnȯidēə \

Definition of Tenthredinoidea

: a superfamily (suborder Chalastogastra) of hymenopterous insects comprising the sawflies and being coextensive with Tenthredinidae in its broadest use

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History and Etymology for Tenthredinoidea

New Latin, from Tenthredin-, Tenthredo + -oidea

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“Tenthredinoidea.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Tenthredinoidea. Accessed 30 Jun. 2022.

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