trichogramma

[ trik-uh-gram-uh ]
/ ˌtrɪk əˈgræm ə /

noun

any minute wasp of the genus Trichogramma, comprising a beneficial group of chalcidflies that parasitize the eggs of a variety of insect pests.

Origin of trichogramma

From New Latin; see origin at tricho-, -gram1
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