Platoeceticus Gloveri
Bagworm Bag"worm`, n. (Zo["o]l.) One of several lepidopterous insects which construct, in the larval state, a baglike case which they carry about for protection. One species ({Plat[oe]ceticus Gloveri}) feeds on the orange tree. See {Basket worm}. [1913 Webster]

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  • Platoeceticus gloveri — Taxobox name = Platoeceticus Gloveri status = secure regnum = Animalia phylum = Arthropoda classis = Insecta ordo = Lepidoptera subordo = Ditrysia superfamilia = Tineoidea familia = Psychidae genus = Platoeceticus species = P. gloveri binomial =… …   Wikipedia

  • Cryptothelea gloverii — Platoeceticus gloveri Scientific classification Kingdom: Animalia Phylum: Arthropoda Class …   Wikipedia

  • orange basketworm — noun : a grub that is the larva of a small moth (Platoeceticus gloveri), lives on the orange tree, and forms an oval larval case …   Useful english dictionary

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