fox moth


noun
  1. a coppery-brown European eggar moth, Macrothylacia rubi, whose black-and-yellow woolly larvae are commonly found on heather and bramble

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How to use fox moth in a sentence

  • The large caterpillar which is the larva of the fox-moth, is very abundant on the heather in the shooting season.

    Gairloch In North-West Ross-Shire | John H. Dixon, F.S.A. Scot