Definition of Genus loxostege
1. Noun. Garden webworms.
Generic synonyms: Arthropod Genus
Group relationships: Family Lasiocampidae, Lasiocampidae
Member holonyms: Loxostege Similalis, Garden Webworm, Loxostege Similalis
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Loxostege
Literary usage of Genus loxostege
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1. Insect Life by Division of Entomology, United States Bureau of Entomology (1893)
"... the species reminds one of a diminutive specimen of the common Cotton Worm Moth ( Aletia xylina). The genus Loxostege is not recognized by ..."
2. Proceedings by Nebraska, Nebraska State Board of Agriculture, State Board of Agriculture (1893)
"... which has lately conie to a close, were two or more species of "web-worms" belonging to the genus Loxostege as at present restricted by entomologists. ..."