-oidea

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New Latin, from Latin neuter plural form of -oideus (resembling)

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-oidea

  1. (taxonomy) Used to form names of superfamilies of animals. Name may be conserved when the rank is changed, as to a parv-, infra-, or suborder, or an order or higher rank. Previously used to form names of higher rank, eg, class, which are often conserved

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