Citheroniidae

plural noun Cith·e·ro·ni·idae \ ˌsithərōˈnīəˌdē \

Definition of Citheroniidae

:a family of large North American moths lacking a frenulum, having small maxillary and labial palpi, and having larvae commonly armed with hairs and spines that feed on the leaves of deciduous trees

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Origin and Etymology of citheroniidae

New Latin, from Citheronia, type genus + -idae


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