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  1. forest tent caterpillar, Malacosoma disstrianoun

    larvae of a gregarious North American moth that spins a web resembling a carpet rather than a tent; serious defoliator of deciduous trees

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  1. forest tent caterpillar

    The forest tent caterpillar is a North American moth species in the family Lepidoptera. The name is somewhat misleading as the caterpillars do not actually construct tents like some other species of tent caterpillars. They get their name from their habit of clustering together in large groups at rest. Usually found in hardwood forests, their preferred food trees are oak and aspen. They are known for their distinctive footprint-like markings and can occasionally become pests when they undergo population explosions, defoliating large areas of forest.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of forest tent caterpillar in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of forest tent caterpillar in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

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