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Definition of the noun Anisota

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Anisota is a genus of Saturniidae, described by Hübner in 1820.


Anisota is a genus of moths in the Saturniidae family. Their caterpillars are known commonly as oakworms. They are defoliators of oaks.

Phrases with Anisota

Phrases starting with the word Anisota:

  1. Anisota Oslari
  2. Anisota Stigma
  3. Anisota Fuscosa
  4. Anisota Sinulis
  5. Anisota Suprema
  6. Anisota Astynome
  7. Anisota Discolor
  8. Anisota Peigleri
  9. Anisota Skinneri
  10. Anisota Assimilis
  11. Anisota Pellucida
  12. Anisota Senatoria
  13. Anisota Consularis
  14. Anisota Dissimilis
  15. Anisota Finlaysoni
  16. Anisota Leucostygma
  17. Anisota Neomexicana

Phrases ending with the word Anisota:

  1. Genus Anisota
  2. Coleophora Anisota
  3. Chaetocnema anisota

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Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Anisota

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Google previewAmerican Insects (1908)

by Vernon Lyman Kellogg

Anisota is a genus of smaller moths containing five species limited to the eastern states, four of which are brown and one, A. rubicunda, rosy and FIG. 613. — Larva of regal walnut-moth, Citheronia regcUis. tPhotograph by author; natural size.

Google previewEncyclopedia of Forest Sciences (2004)

by Julian Evans, John A. Youngquist

Fall webworm and orange-striped oakworm (Anisota senatoria) typically cause less harm to trees than species like gypsy moth or forest tent caterpillar simply because they feed later in the year. Insects that feed on current-year foliage of ...

Google previewThe CABI Encyclopedia of Forest Trees (2013)


ulmi 494,497 Oracella acuta 373 orangestriped oakworm see Anisota senatoria orangeworm see Amyelois transitella Oregon pine see Pseudotsuga ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Entomology (2001)

by Gordon Gordh, David Headrick

ORANGE-STRIPED OAKWORM Anisota Senatoria (J. E. Smith) [Lepidoptera: Saturniidae]. ORANGE-TAILED POTTER WASP Delta latreillei petiolaris (Schulz) [Hymenoptera: Vespidae]. ORANGE TIGER BUTTERFLY Danaus affinis a/exis ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia Americana (1904)

A universal reference library comprising the arts and sciences ... commerce, etc., of the world by George Edwin Rines, Frederick Converse Beach

The maple worm {Anisota rubicunda) is frequently very destructive. It is the larva of a moth. Of the borers, the larvae of Dicerca divericata, and Glycobius speciosus, which are beetles in the adult state, and those of Algeria acerni, a clear ...

Google previewNew International Encyclopedia (1916)

The striped maple worm (larva of Anisota rubicunda) is a widespread enemy of these trees, frequently feeding upon ...

Google previewThe Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia: Supplement (1910)

by William Dwight Whitney

Orange-striped oak-caterpillar, the larva of an American ceratocampid moth, Anisota senatoria, oak-fly (ok'fli), n. An anglers' name for an undetermined insect and for the artificial fly supposed to resemble it ; probably the common European ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Biology (2009)

by Don Rittner, Timothy Lee McCabe

Anisota, do not utilize sassafras. W. T. M. Forbes in The Lepidoptera of New York and Neighboring States (1923) cites only four records for all microlepidopteran families ...

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