cecidomyia

Cecidomyia

Cec`i*do*my"i*a\, n. [Nl., fr. Gr. khki`s, ?, a gall nut + myi^a a fly.] (Zo["o]l.) A genus of small dipterous files, including several very injurious species, as the Hessian fly. See Hessian fly.
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