genus Malacosoma


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Noun1.genus Malacosoma - tent caterpillarsgenus Malacosoma - tent caterpillars      
arthropod genus - a genus of arthropods
family Lasiocampidae, Lasiocampidae - tent caterpillars; eggars; lappet moths
Malacosoma americana, tent-caterpillar moth - moth whose larvae are tent caterpillars
tent caterpillar - the larvae of moths that build and live in communal silken webs in orchard and shade trees
tent-caterpillar moth, Malacosoma disstria - moth whose gregarious larvae spin webs resembling carpets