Io moth

noun \ˈī-(ˌ)ō-\

Definition of Io moth

  1. :  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 and Etymology of io moth

Latin Io

First Known Use: 1870

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