Isabella moth

noun

: a common stout-bodied snuff-colored American arctiid moth (Isia isabella) having the hind wings often tinged with orange red

Word History

Etymology

New Latin isabella (specific epithet of Isia isabella), perhaps from English isabella

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“Isabella moth.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Isabella%20moth. Accessed 30 Nov. 2023.

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