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

Definition of Trombidoidea

in some especially former classifications
: a superfamily of mites that includes the harvest mites, the red spiders, and others of minor importance

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History and Etymology for Trombidoidea

New Latin, from Trombidium + -oidea

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“Trombidoidea.” The Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., Accessed 14 December 2019.

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