Vipionidae

plural noun Vip·i·on·i·dae \ˌvipēˈänəˌdē\

Definition of Vipionidae

  1. :  a family of small ichneumon wasps that is often included in Braconidae and includes forms which as larvae are parasites of various lepidopterous, hymenopterous, coleopterous, and dipterous insects

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Origin and Etymology of vipionidae

New Latin, from Vipion-, Vipio, type genus (from Latin, a small crane) + -idae; from their long legs


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