Hyperchiria Io
Io moth I"o moth` (?; 115). (Zo["o]l.) A large and handsome American moth ({Hyperchiria Io}), having a large, bright-colored spot on each hind wing, resembling the spots on the tail of a peacock. The larva is covered with prickly hairs, which sting like nettles. [1913 Webster]

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  • Io moth — I o moth (?; 115). (Zo[ o]l.) A large and handsome American moth ({Hyperchiria Io}), having a large, bright colored spot on each hind wing, resembling the spots on the tail of a peacock. The larva is covered with prickly hairs, which sting like… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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