spruce bud moth


: the adult of the spruce budworm
: a tortricid moth (Zeiraphera canadensis) the larva of which feeds on spruce buds in northern U.S. and in Canada
also : a related Eurasian moth (Zeiraphera ratzeburgiana)

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“Spruce bud moth.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/spruce%20bud%20moth. Accessed 18 Apr. 2024.

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