Thyreocoridae

plural noun
Thy·re·o·cor·i·dae | \ ˌthīrēōˈkärəˌdē \

Definition of Thyreocoridae 

: a family of true bugs that resemble beetles and include the negro bugs

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History and Etymology for Thyreocoridae

New Latin, from Thyreocoris, type genus (from Greek thyreos oblong shield + koris bug) + -idae; akin to Greek keirein to cut

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