lappet moth

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n lappet moth medium-sized hairy moths; larvae are lappet caterpillars
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Lappet moth (Zoöl) 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.
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