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.
References in periodicals archive ?
Cossidae, Sesiidae, Metarbelidae, Lasiocampidae, Sphingidae, Geometridae, Lymantriidae, Arctiidae, Nolidae, Noctuidae (Heterocera): Fam.
The Moths of Borneo: Key to Families; Families Cossidae, Metarbelidae, Ratardidae, Dudgeoneidae, Epipyropidae and Limacodidae.