satin moth

noun

Definition of satin moth

: 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 30 Nov. 2021.

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