Thynnidae

plural noun
Thyn·​ni·​dae | \ -nəˌdē \

Definition of Thynnidae

: a family of aculeate hymenopterans confined mainly to Australia and having the females wingless and much smaller than the winged males

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History and Etymology for Thynnidae

New Latin, from Thynnus, type genus (from Latin thynnus, thunnus tunny) + -idae

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“Thynnidae.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Thynnidae. Accessed 29 Oct. 2020.

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