lappet moth


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lappet moth

n
(Animals) a large purple-brown hairy eggar moth, Gastropacha quercifolia, whose grey furry caterpillars have lappets on each flank
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Noun1.lappet moth - medium-sized hairy mothslappet moth - medium-sized hairy moths; larvae are lappet caterpillars
lasiocampid, lasiocampid moth - medium-sized stout-bodied neutral-colored moths with comb-like antennae
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