Definition of Lappet caterpillar

1. Noun. Larva of a lappet moth.

Group relationships: Family Lasiocampidae, Lasiocampidae
Generic synonyms: Caterpillar



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Lappet Caterpillar

lapmark
lapmarks
laponite
laponites
lappa
lappaceous
lappas
lapped
lappel
lappels
lapper
lappered
lappering
lappers
lappet
lappet caterpillar (current term)
lappet moth
lappet moths
lappeted
lappets
lappie
lappies
lapping
lappings
lapps
lappy
laps
lapsable
lapsang
lapsangs

Literary usage of Lappet caterpillar

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

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 ..."

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