campodeid

campodeid

[kam-poh-dee-id]
noun
1.
any eyeless, wingless, primitive insect of the family Campodeidae, having two long, many-segmented appendages at the rear of its abdomen.
adjective
2.
belonging or pertaining to the family Campodeidae.

Origin:
< Neo-Latin Campodeidae name of the family, equivalent to Campode(a) name of the genus (< Greek kámp(ē) caterpillar + Neo-Latin -odea -ode1) + -idae -id2

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