gold-tail

noun
variants: or gold-tail moth

Definition of gold-tail

: either of two white moths of the family Lymantriidae having yellow abdominal tufts:
a : a European moth (Euproctis similis) that is closely related to the brown-tail moth
b : an Australian moth (Acyphas chionitis)

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“Gold-tail.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/gold-tail. Accessed 7 Dec. 2021.

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