Definition of Genus malacosoma
1. Noun. Tent caterpillars.
Generic synonyms: Arthropod Genus
Group relationships: Family Lasiocampidae, Lasiocampidae
Member holonyms: Malacosoma Americana, Tent-caterpillar Moth, Tent Caterpillar, Malacosoma Disstria, Tent-caterpillar Moth
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Malacosoma
Literary usage of Genus malacosoma
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1. The Moth Book: A Popular Guide to a Knowledge of the Moths of North America by William Jacob Holland (1903)
"The habitat FIG. \fy.-H. f^.v . . . $• t- of the species is Arizona. Genus MALACOSOMA Hiibner (i) Malacosoma americana Fabricius, Plate X, Fig. 12, ? ..."
2. A Natural History of the British Lepidoptera: A Text-book for Students and by James William Tutt (1902)
"... genus Malacosoma for castrensis, neustria, &c. (the divergent loti, which he included, not agreeing with the generic diagnosis), while, ..."
3. A Natural History of the British Lepidoptera: A Text-book for Students and by James William Tutt (1900)
"... Denbigh, Leicester and Lincoln. These are matters that still require to be elucidated by the British lepidopterist. The genus Malacosoma is essentially ..."