Coelopidae


Also found in: Wikipedia.

Coelopidae

[sə′lō·pə‚dē]
(invertebrate zoology)
The seaweed flies, a family of myodarian cyclorrhaphous dipteran insects in the subsection Acalypteratae whose larvae breed on decomposing seaweed.
References in periodicals archive ?
versicolor, which are predominantly visited (and presumably pollinated) by flies, particularly seaweed flies (Coelopidae).