Nantucket pine tip moth

noun Nan·tuck·et pine tip moth \(ˈ)nan‧¦təkə̇t-\

Definition of Nantucket pine tip moth

  1. :  a small, reddish-brown and silver-marked tortricid moth (Rhyacionia frustrana) of the eastern and central U.S. with yellowish-brown larvae that feed in and damage the new growth of various pines

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Origin and Etymology of nantucket pine tip moth

from Nantucket Island


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