: a family of hairy robust yellow to brown moths often strikingly marked with color and including some with severely urticating hairs see cup moth

Word History


New Latin, from Limacodes, included genus (from Latin limac-, limax slug + New Latin -odes) + -idae

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“Limacodidae.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 27 Sep. 2023.

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