Tolype velleda
Lappet Lap"pet, n. [Dim. of lap a fold.] A small decorative fold or flap, esp. of lace or muslin, in a garment or headdress. --Swift. [1913 Webster]

{Lappet moth} (Zo["o]l.), one of several species of bombycid moths, which have stout, hairy caterpillars, flat beneath. Two common American species ({Gastropacha Americana}, and {Tolype velleda}) feed upon the apple tree. [1913 Webster]


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  • velleda moth — ˈvelədə noun Etymology: New Latin velleda, from Veleda, Velleda, legendary German prophetess of the 1st century A.D. from Latin : a lappet moth (Tolype velleda) having the body chiefly white and wings dusky gray with white markings and having a… …   Useful english dictionary

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  • Gastropacha Americana — Lappet Lap pet, n. [Dim. of lap a fold.] A small decorative fold or flap, esp. of lace or muslin, in a garment or headdress. Swift. [1913 Webster] {Lappet moth} (Zo[ o]l.), one of several species of bombycid moths, which have stout, hairy… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Lappet — Lap pet, n. [Dim. of lap a fold.] A small decorative fold or flap, esp. of lace or muslin, in a garment or headdress. Swift. [1913 Webster] {Lappet moth} (Zo[ o]l.), one of several species of bombycid moths, which have stout, hairy caterpillars,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Lappet moth — Lappet Lap pet, n. [Dim. of lap a fold.] A small decorative fold or flap, esp. of lace or muslin, in a garment or headdress. Swift. [1913 Webster] {Lappet moth} (Zo[ o]l.), one of several species of bombycid moths, which have stout, hairy… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • List of Lepidoptera that feed on ashes — Ashes ( Fraxinus spp.) are used as food plants by the larvae (caterpillars) of a number of Lepidoptera species, including the following. (Unless otherwise stated, records are from the Nearctic region.) Adelidae:* Adela croesella – UK record… …   Wikipedia

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