family Lymantriidae

noun
tussock moths
Syn: ↑Lymantriidae
Hypernyms: ↑arthropod family
Member Holonyms: ↑Lepidoptera, ↑order Lepidoptera
Member Meronyms:

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  • Lymantriidae — n. The natural family comprising the tussock moths. Syn: family {Lymantriidae}. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Lymantriidae — Taxobox name = Lymantriidae image width = 240px image caption = Caterpillar of the pale tussock moth, Calliteara pudibunda Coin is c.2 cm across. regnum = Animalia phylum = Arthropoda classis = Insecta ordo = Lepidoptera subordo = Ditrysia… …   Wikipedia

  • Lymantriidae —   Lymantriidae Oruga Cal …   Wikipedia Español

  • Lymantriidae — noun tussock moths • Syn: ↑family Lymantriidae • Hypernyms: ↑arthropod family • Member Holonyms: ↑Lepidoptera, ↑order Lepidoptera • Member Meronyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • arthropod family — noun any of the arthropods • Hypernyms: ↑family • Hyponyms: ↑Phalangiidae, ↑family Phalangiidae, ↑Argiopidae, ↑family Argiopidae, ↑orb weaver, ↑Theridiidae, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • tussock moth — noun dull colored moth whose larvae have tufts of hair on the body and feed on the leaves of many deciduous trees • Syn: ↑lymantriid • Hypernyms: ↑moth • Hyponyms: ↑gypsy moth, ↑gipsy moth, ↑Lymantria dispar, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Lymantria mathura — Mosaic gynandromorph of Lymantria mathura Scientific classification Kingdom …   Wikipedia

  • lymantriid — noun dull colored moth whose larvae have tufts of hair on the body and feed on the leaves of many deciduous trees • Syn: ↑tussock moth • Hypernyms: ↑moth • Hyponyms: ↑gypsy moth, ↑gipsy moth, ↑Lymantria dispar, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • lepidopteran — /lep i dop teuhr euhn/, adj. 1. lepidopterous. n. 2. a lepidopterous insect. [1850 55; LEPIDOPTER(A) + AN] * * * Any of the more than 100,000 species constituting the order Lepidoptera (Greek: scaly wing ): butterflies, moths, and skippers. The… …   Universalium

  • Calliteara pudibunda — Scientific classification Kingdom: Animalia Phylum …   Wikipedia

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