lasiocampid


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Noun1.lasiocampid - medium-sized stout-bodied neutral-colored moths with comb-like antennae
moth - typically crepuscular or nocturnal insect having a stout body and feathery or hairlike antennae
family Lasiocampidae, Lasiocampidae - tent caterpillars; eggars; lappet moths
eggar, egger - moth having nonfunctional mouthparts as adults; larvae feed on tree foliage and spin egg-shaped cocoons
tent-caterpillar moth, Malacosoma disstria - moth whose gregarious larvae spin webs resembling carpets
lappet moth, lappet - medium-sized hairy moths; larvae are lappet caterpillars
webworm moth - a variety of moth that spins a web in which it lives
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Examples of wild silk include the silk from the Greek island of Kos, which in antiquity was obtained from the lasiocampid moth Pachypasa otus, and several African forms of silk obtained from species of Anaphe (western and central Africa) and Borocera (Madagascar).