Arctiidae

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Translingual[edit]

Arctia (genus within Arctiidae)

Etymology[edit]

Arctia, from New Latin, from Ancient Greek ἄρκτος (árktos, bear) +‎ -idae

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Arctiidae

  1. A taxonomic family within the order Lepidoptera – tiger moths, footmen, lichen moths, wasp moths; in caterpillar form: woolly bears, woolly worms, tussock moths, now subfamily Arctiinae in family Noctuidae.

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