satin moth

noun

: a tussock moth (Stilpnotia salicis) that is native to Europe but has become established in several parts of the U.S. and Canada whose adults have white satiny wings and whose blackish white-marked larvae feed on the foliage of the poplar and willow

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

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