Definitions for gypsy moth
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a moth, Porthetria dispar, introduced into the U.S. from Europe, the larvae of which feed on the foliage of trees.
gypsy moth, gipsy moth, Lymantria dispar(noun)
European moth introduced into North America; a serious pest of shade trees
Lymantria dispar, a species of moth.
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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