lasiocampid moth

Definitions of lasiocampid moth
  1. noun
    medium-sized stout-bodied neutral-colored moths with comb-like antennae
    synonyms: lasiocampid
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    eggar, egger
    moth having nonfunctional mouthparts as adults; larvae feed on tree foliage and spin egg-shaped cocoons
    Malacosoma disstria, tent-caterpillar moth
    moth whose gregarious larvae spin webs resembling carpets
    lappet, lappet moth
    medium-sized hairy moths; larvae are lappet caterpillars
    webworm moth
    a variety of moth that spins a web in which it lives
    Hyphantria cunea
    moth whose larvae are fall webworms
    Loxostege similalis
    moth whose larvae are garden webworms
    type of:
    typically crepuscular or nocturnal insect having a stout body and feathery or hairlike antennae
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