Definition of io moth in English:
A large, mainly yellow North American moth of the silk moth family, with prominent eyespots on the hindwings.
- Automeris io, family Saturniidae
- The Io moth, named for a character in Greek mythology, has a very obvious black eyespot on each hindwing.
- The Io moth (Automeris io) is a very colorful North American moth in the Saturniidae family.
late 19th century: named after the Greek priestess Io.
Definition of io moth in:
- US English dictionary
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