any eyeless, wingless, primitive insect of the family Campodeidae, having two long, many-segmented appendages at the rear of its abdomen.
belonging or pertaining to the family Campodeidae.
< Neo-Latin Campodeidae
name of the family, equivalent to Campode
) name of the genus (< Greek kámp
) caterpillar + Neo-Latin -odea -ode1
) + -idae -id2