magpie moth


: either of two black-and-white moths:
: a European geometrid moth (Abraxas grossulariata) whose larva feeds on currant and gooseberry bushes
: any of several Australian and New Zealand moths of the genus Nyctemera having hairy larvae that feed on many plants

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“Magpie moth.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 May. 2024.

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