Trombidoidea

plural noun Trom·bi·doi·dea \ˌträmbəˈdȯidēə\

Definition of Trombidoidea

in some especially former classifications

  1. :  a superfamily of mites that includes the harvest mites, the red spiders, and others of minor importance

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Origin and Etymology of trombidoidea

New Latin, from Trombidium + -oidea


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