What is another word for salpidae?

3 synonyms found


[ sˈalpɪdˌiː], [ sˈalpɪdˌiː], [ s_ˈa_l_p_ɪ_d_ˌiː]

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How to use "Salpidae" in context?

The salpidae are a family of 17, 18 or 19 species of aquatic insect insects in the order Hemiptera. The name salpidae is derived from Latin, meaning "seaweed eater".

The salpidae are usually solitary but sometimes form large aggregation of individuals. They are found in both fresh and salt water habitats. The adults are usually yellow or green, with brown or black markings. The larvae are pale green and have long antennae. They are predators and feed on zooplankton, small crustaceans, and aquatic invertebrates.

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