arctiid

noun
stout-bodied broad-winged moth with conspicuously striped or spotted wings; larvae are hairy caterpillars
Syn: ↑arctiid moth
Hypernyms: ↑moth
Member Holonyms: ↑Arctiidae, ↑family Arctiidae

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\\ˈärktēə̇d, -kshē-\ adjective
Etymology: New Latin Arctiidae
: of or relating to the Arctiidae

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arcˈtiid /-ti-/ noun
A moth of this family
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Main Entry:Arctiidae

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  • arctiid — n. 1. 1 a stout bodied broad winged moth with conspicuously striped or spotted wings; larvae are hairy caterpillars. Syn: arctiid moth. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • arctiid — arc·ti·id …   English syllables

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  • Arctiidae — For the artificial fly used in fly fishing, see Woolly Worm (imitation). Arctiidae Harnessed Tiger Moth Apantesis phalerata Scientific classification …   Wikipedia

  • Arctiidae —   Arctiidae …   Wikipedia Español

  • Crypsis — This article is about organisms that are difficult to detect. For organisms that are difficult to distinguish, see Cryptic species complex. For animals whose existence has not been demonstrated, see cryptozoology. For the genus of grasses, see… …   Wikipedia

  • Arctiinae — NOTOC Taxobox name = Arctiinae | image caption = regnum = Animalia phylum = Arthropoda classis = Insecta ordo = Lepidoptera unranked familia = Macrolepidoptera superfamilia = Noctuoidea familia = Arctiidae subfamilia = Arctiinae subfamilia… …   Wikipedia

  • Anomis —   Anomis …   Wikipedia Español

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

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