Sylopidae

Sylopidae

[sə′läp·ə‚dē]
(invertebrate zoology)
A family of coleopteran insects in the superfamily Meloidea in which the elytra in males are reduced to small leathery flaps while the hindwings are large and fan-shaped.
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