dustywing

[ duhs-tee-wing ]
/ ˈdʌs tiˌwɪŋ /

noun

any of the rare, minute neuropterous insects of the family Coniopterygidae, characterized by a white, powdery body and wing cover, large eyes, long and slender antennae, and chewing mouthparts.

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