- a large European moth, Cossus cossus, with pale brownish-grey variably marked wings: family Cossidae
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Historical Examples of goat moth
Lyonet afterwards discovered these nerves in the caterpillar of the goat-moth, and Cuvier in other insects.
Those of the silkworm are a foot long, while those of the larva of the goat-moth are little more than three inches.