sting moth

noun

Definition of sting moth

: an Australian moth (Doratifera vulnerans) whose larva is armed at each end of the body with four tubercles bearing powerful stinging hairs

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“Sting moth.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sting%20moth. Accessed 24 Sep. 2020.

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