walnut moth

walnut moth
: any of several moths whose larvae eat the foliage of the walnut: as
d. : any of several red underwings of the genus Catocala
e. : a dagger moth (Acronicta americana) found also on the maple
f. : any of three arctiid moths of the genus Halisidota (H. caryae, H. tesselaris, H. maculata)
g. : a moth (Datana integerrima) whose larva feeds on and often defoliates walnut, hickory, birch, oak, chestnut, linden, and apple

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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