Definition of Arctiid moth
1. Noun. Stout-bodied broad-winged moth with conspicuously striped or spotted wings; larvae are hairy caterpillars.
Generic synonyms: Moth
Group relationships: Arctiidae, Family Arctiidae
Specialized synonyms: Tiger Moth, Callimorpha Jacobeae, Cinnabar, Cinnabar Moth
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Arctiid Moth
Literary usage of Arctiid moth
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1. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1907)
"A spotted species, looking like an arctiid moth; wings about 13 mm. long. Close to P. rígida Scudder, already described from Florissant, but larger, ..."
2. Indian Museum Notes by Indian Museum (1903)
"The insect is an arctiid moth, but the specimens sent had been so badly rubbed and broken that it is quite impossible to identify the species; they, ..."
3. The Monthly Bulletin of the Division of Zoology by Division of Zoology, Dept. of Agriculture, Pennsylvania (1906)
"10296 arctiid moth larva 10298 Shot-hole Boring Beetles 10299 Variegated Cutworm 10300 Oyster-shell Scale 10301 Variegated Cutworm 10302 Variegated Cutworm ..."