DUSTY WING

dustywing

[duhs-tee-wing]
noun
any of the rare, minute neuropterous insects of the family Coniopterygidae, characterized by a white, powdery body and wing cover, large eyes, long and slender antennae, and chewing mouthparts.

Origin:
dusty + wing

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