Definition of Family Lymantriidae
1. Noun. Tussock moths.
Generic synonyms: Arthropod Family
Group relationships: Lepidoptera, Order Lepidoptera
Member holonyms: Lymantriid, Tussock Moth, Tussock Caterpillar, Genus Lymantria, Lymantria, Euproctis, Genus Euproctis
Lexicographical Neighbors of Family Lymantriidae
Literary usage of Family Lymantriidae
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Applied Entomology; an Introductory Text-book of Insects in Their Relations by Henry Torsey Fernald (1921)
"family Lymantriidae (The Tussock Moths). — This family, though small in numbers in this country, includes some serious pests. The moths are of medium size, ..."