pitch moth

noun

: any of several moths (as the sequoia pitch moth, the pitch twig moth) having larvae that bore into the wood of coniferous trees and so cause pitch to exude

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“Pitch moth.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pitch%20moth. Accessed 14 Jun. 2024.

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