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  • lithosiidae — ˌlithəˈsīəˌdē noun plural Usage: capitalized Etymology: New Latin, from Lithosia, type genus (from Greek lithōsis petrifaction, from lithoun to become petrified from lithos stone + sis) + idae : a large family of moths closely related to the… …   Useful english dictionary

  • lithosian — lə̇ˈthōsēən adjective Etymology: New Latin Lithosiidae + English an : of or relating to the Lithosiidae …   Useful english dictionary

  • lithosiid — sēə̇d noun ( s) Etymology: New Latin Lithosiidae : a moth of the family Lithosiidae …   Useful english dictionary

  • Nelo (genus) — Nelo Scientific classification Kingdom: Animalia Phylum: Arthropoda Class: Insecta …   Wikipedia

  • footman moth — noun Etymology: so called from its coloration, reminiscent of a footman s livery : any of numerous moths of the family Lithosiidae …   Useful english dictionary

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