Definition of Family Lasiocampidae
1. Noun. Tent caterpillars; eggars; lappet moths.
Generic synonyms: Arthropod Family
Group relationships: Lepidoptera, Order Lepidoptera
Member holonyms: Lasiocampid, Lasiocampid Moth, Genus Lasiocampa, Lasiocampa, Genus Malacosoma, Malacosoma, Lappet Caterpillar, Webworm, Genus Hyphantria, Hyphantria, Genus Loxostege, Loxostege
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Family Lasiocampidae
Literary usage of Family Lasiocampidae
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1. Under the African Sun; a Description of the Native Races in Uganda, Sporting by William John Ansorge, Ernst Hartert (1899)
"It belongs to the family Lasiocampidae, and is allied to ... It belongs to the family Lasiocampidae. Antennae very long, brown, ..."
2. A Classification of the Lepidoptera Based on Characters of the Pupa by Edna Mosher (1915)
"Family LASIOCAMPIDAE The members of this family usually have mouth parts and appendages arranged as in the ..."
3. The Budget Report of the State Board of Finance and Control to the General by Governor, Connecticut Board of Finance and Control, Connecticut, Board of Finance and Control (1914)
"This curious moth is closely allied to the tent caterpillar and belongs to the family Lasiocampidae, some members of which are called "lappet" or "lackey" ..."