Isabella moth

Related to Isabella moth: woolly bear caterpillar, Wooly bear

Is`a`bel´la moth`


1.(Zool.) A common American moth (Pyrrharctia isabella), of an isabella color. The larva, called woolly bear and hedgehog caterpillar, is densely covered with hairs, which are black at each end of the body, and red in the middle part.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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Banded Woolly Bear A member of the tiger moth family, the banded woolly bear is the larval stage of the Isabella moth. It gets its name from its woolly, bristly, black and rust-colored coat.
The larval stage of Isabella moths, banded woolly bears are embers of the tiger moth family.