scallop-shell moth

noun

Definition of scallop-shell moth

: a yellow-and-brown moth (Calocalpe undulata) having wing markings like those on a scallop shell and a caterpillar that feeds especially on cherry leaves

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“Scallop-shell moth.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/scallop-shell%20moth. Accessed 21 Jan. 2022.

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