Definition of Lappet caterpillar
1. Noun. Larva of a lappet moth.
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Lappet Caterpillar
lappet caterpillar (current term)
Literary usage of Lappet caterpillar
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1. The English Illustrated Magazine (1904)
"A powerful enemy, too, is the lappet caterpillar, for amongst all hungry grubs those of this insect certainly hold a prominent place, as any one may prove ..."
2. The Birds of Jamaica: Being a History of the Bird, Its Structure, and Habits by Philip Henry Gosse, Alfred Edmund Brehm, Richard Hill (1874)
"Homeyer remarked, that in the case of a certain forest suffering under the inflictions of the Pine lappet caterpillar, over a hundred Cuckoos, ..."
3. Bulletin by New York State Museum of Natural History, New York State Museum (1902)
"... NY Т о 1 у pe 1 ari с is Fitch, larch lappet caterpillar from under a plumtree, 30 July; from JH Clark, Coldwater NY ..."