lymantriid
lymantriid lymantriid n. A dull-colored moth whose larvae have tufts of hair on the body and feed on the leaves of many deciduous trees.

Syn: tussock moth. [WordNet 1.5]


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  • lymantriid — ly·man·tri·id …   English syllables

  • 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

  • List of lymantriid genera — The large moth family Lymantriidae contains the following genera: References* [http://www.nhm.ac.uk/jdsml/research curation/projects/butmoth/GenusList3.dsml?searchPageURL=index.dsml SUPERFAMIL= FAMILYqtype=starts+with FAMILY=lymantriidae… …   Wikipedia

  • 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

  • Rahonavis — Taxobox name = Rahonavis fossil range = fossil range|84|71| Late Cretaceous regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Sauropsida superordo = Dinosauria ordo = Saurischia subordo = Theropoda familia = Dromaeosauridae genus = Rahonavis genus… …   Wikipedia

  • Aprostocetus — Taxobox name = Aprostocetus regnum = Animalia phylum = Arthropoda classis = Insecta ordo = Hymenoptera subordo = Apocrita superfamilia = Chalcidoidea familia = Eulophidae genus = Aprostocetus genus authority = Westwood, 1833 subdivision ranks =… …   Wikipedia

  • Gynaephora groenlandica — Scientific classification Kingdom: Animalia Phylum: Arthropoda Class …   Wikipedia

  • 毒蛾 — dú é (1) [tussock moth]∶ 许多暗色蛾, 尤其是毒蛾科的, 多数的一般型具有无翅的雌性 (2) [lymantriid]∶ 毒蛾科的蛾子 …   Advanced Chinese dictionary

  • brown-tail moth — noun small brown and white European moth introduced into eastern United States; pest of various shade and fruit trees • Syn: ↑browntail, ↑Euproctis phaeorrhoea • Hypernyms: ↑lymantriid, ↑tussock moth • Member Holonyms: ↑Euproctis …   Useful english dictionary

  • browntail — noun small brown and white European moth introduced into eastern United States; pest of various shade and fruit trees • Syn: ↑brown tail moth, ↑Euproctis phaeorrhoea • Hypernyms: ↑lymantriid, ↑tussock moth • Member Holonyms: ↑Eup …   Useful english dictionary

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