plural noun

: a family of moths including the tent caterpillars, eggars, and lappet moths and being of medium size, stout-bodied and usually tan or grayish, with pectinate antennae in both sexes

Word History


New Latin, from Lasiocampa, type genus + -idae

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“Lasiocampidae.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 25 Jul. 2024.

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