family Lymantriidae


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Noun1.family Lymantriidae - tussock moths
arthropod family - any of the arthropods
Lepidoptera, order Lepidoptera - moths and butterflies
lymantriid, tussock moth - dull-colored moth whose larvae have tufts of hair on the body and feed on the leaves of many deciduous trees
tussock caterpillar - larva of a tussock moth
genus Lymantria, Lymantria - type genus of the Lymantriidae; a pest (Lymantria means `destroyer')
Euproctis, genus Euproctis - a genus of Lymantriidae
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This moth belongs to the family Lymantriidae, the tussock or gypsy moths.