Cossidae

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Cossidae

[′käs·ə‚dē]
(invertebrate zoology)
The goat or carpenter moths, a family of heavy- bodied lepidopteran insects in the superfamily Cossoidea having the abdomen extending well beyond the hindwings.
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Cossid pest of plantation crops in India and the prospects of their Management.
The long gone hoopoe, 'the cossid of happy footsteps' for Rashid's Solomon, and the messenger of the 'true tidings' for the Qur'anic Solomon (28: 22), is not to come back:
Fifteen species of the Cossidae are distributed in the USA, but Comadia redtenbacheri Ham merschmidt (Lepidoptera: Cossidae), the agave redworm, is the only cossid species reported in Mexico.
WITCHETTY GRUBS: The caterpillar of the large Cossid Moth.
He ate witchetty grubs - the edible larvae of cossid moths - in the Australian outback.
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