white-marked tussock moth

white-marked tussock moth
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: a tussock moth (Hemerocampa leucostigma) having larvae that sometimes defoliate various shade and fruit trees

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  • Gipsy moth — Gypsy moth Gyp sy moth, or Gipsy moth Gip sy moth . A tussock moth ({Lymantria dispar} or {Porthetria dispar} or {Ocneria dispar}) native of the Old World, but accidentally introduced into eastern Massachusetts about 1869, where its caterpillars… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Gypsy moth — Gyp sy moth, or Gipsy moth Gip sy moth . A tussock moth ({Lymantria dispar} or {Porthetria dispar} or {Ocneria dispar}) native of the Old World, but accidentally introduced into eastern Massachusetts about 1869, where its caterpillars have done… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • satin moth — noun : a tussock moth (Stilpnotia salicis) that is native to Europe but has become established in several parts of the United States and Canada whose adults have white satiny wings and whose blackish white marked larvae feed on the foliage of the …   Useful english dictionary

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