arctiid moth


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Related to arctiid moth: woolly bear caterpillar
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Noun1.arctiid moth - stout-bodied broad-winged moth with conspicuously striped or spotted wings; larvae are hairy caterpillars
moth - typically crepuscular or nocturnal insect having a stout body and feathery or hairlike antennae
tiger moth - medium-sized moth with long richly colored and intricately patterned wings; larvae are called woolly bears
Callimorpha jacobeae, cinnabar moth, cinnabar - large red-and-black European moth; larvae feed on leaves of ragwort; introduced into United States to control ragwort
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No cost for acquiring defensive plant pyrrolizidine alkaloids in a specialist arctiid moth (Utetheisa ornatrix).
Courtship pheromone production and body size as correlates of larval diets in males of the arctiid moth, Utetheisa ornatrix.
Effects of temperature, photoperiod, and light intensity on the calling rhythm in arctiid moths.