Io moth

Io moth

noun \ˈī-(ˌ)ō-\

Definition of IO MOTH

:  a chiefly North American saturniid moth (Automeris io) having a large circular eyelike spot on the upper surface of each hind wing and a green larva with stinging spines

Origin of IO MOTH

Latin Io
First Known Use: 1870


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