Lymantriidae

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Lymantriidae

[¦lī·mən′trī·ə‚dē]
(invertebrate zoology)
The tussock moths, a family of heteroneuran lepidopteran insects in the superfamily Noctuoidea; the antennae of males is broadly pectinate and there is a tuft of hairs on the end of the female abdomen.
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