Tubulifera

plural noun Tu·bu·lif·era \ ˌt(y)übyəˈlif(ə)rə \

Definition of Tubulifera

1 in some classifications :a group of Hymenoptera comprising the families Serphidae and Chrysididae or the Chrysididae alone and being distinguished by a tubular ovipositor
2 :a suborder of Thysanoptera including those that have the last segment of the abdomen tubular

tubuliferan

\-rən\ noun, plural -s

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Origin and Etymology of tubulifera

New Latin, from tubulifer tubuliferous


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