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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

gyp′sy moth`(n.)

  1. a moth, Porthetria dispar, introduced into the U.S. from Europe, the larvae of which feed on the foliage of trees.

    Category: Entomology

Princeton's WordNet

  1. gypsy moth, gipsy moth, Lymantria dispar(noun)

    European moth introduced into North America; a serious pest of shade trees


  1. gypsy moth(Noun)

    Lymantria dispar, a species of moth.


  1. Lymantria dispar

    The Gypsy Moth are moths in the family Erebidae. Lymantria dispar covers many subspecies, subspecies identification such as L. d. dispar or L. d. japonica leaves no ambiguity in identification. Lymantria dispar subspecies have a range which covers in Europe, Africa, Asia, North America and South America.


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