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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Barro, "Life cycle and immature stages of the arctiid moth, Phoenicoprocta capistrata," Journal of Insect Science, vol.
No cost for acquiring defensive plant pyrrolizidine alkaloids in a specialist arctiid moth (Utetheisa ornatrix).
Effects of temperature, photoperiod, and light intensity on the calling rhythm in arctiid moths. Entomologica Experimentalis et Applicata 40: 239-245.