mimosa webworm

noun

Definition of mimosa webworm

: a small brown webworm that is the larva of a silvery gray black-spotted moth (Homadaula albizziae) and that has recently become prominent as a defoliator of mimosa and honey locust especially in the southeastern U.S.

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“Mimosa webworm.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/mimosa%20webworm. Accessed 18 Sep. 2021.

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