family Lasiocampidae


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Noun1.family Lasiocampidae - tent caterpillars; eggars; lappet moths
arthropod family - any of the arthropods
Lepidoptera, order Lepidoptera - moths and butterflies
lasiocampid, lasiocampid moth - medium-sized stout-bodied neutral-colored moths with comb-like antennae
genus Lasiocampa, Lasiocampa - type genus of the Lasiocampidae: eggars
genus Malacosoma, Malacosoma - tent caterpillars
lappet caterpillar - larva of a lappet moth
webworm - several gregarious moth larvae that spin webs over foliage on which they feed
genus Hyphantria, Hyphantria - fall webworms
genus Loxostege, Loxostege - garden webworms
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The family Lasiocampidae includes the eggar, lackey or lappet moths, a characteristic group of medium-sized, stout-bodied and often sombre-coloured insects that are related to the silk moths (Bombycidae) and moon and atlas moths (Saturnidae).
Lepidoptera: Lasiocampidae), its Arabian taxa, and their affinity to other moths of the family Lasiocampidae.