Limacodidae

Li·ma·cod·i·dae \ˌlīməˈkädəˌdē\

Definition of Limacodidae

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

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Origin and Etymology of limacodidae

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


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