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signiphorid (plural signiphorids)

  1. (zoology) Any member of the Signiphoridae of parasitic wasps.
    • 2005, Norman F. Johnson, Borror and DeLong's Introduction to the Study of Insects, page 531:
      In most chalcidoids, the mesopleura have a groove for the femora, but encyrtids lack this groove (as do the signiphorids, tanaostigmatids, some aphelinids, and some eupelmids).