chalcidfly

Definitions of chalcidfly
  1. noun
    any of various tiny insects whose larvae are parasites on eggs and larvae of other insects; many are beneficial in destroying injurious insects
    synonyms: chalcid, chalcid fly, chalcid wasp
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    types:
    chalcis fly
    a variety of chalcid fly
    type of:
    hymenopter, hymenopteran, hymenopteron, hymenopterous insect
    insects having two pairs of membranous wings and an ovipositor specialized for stinging or piercing
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