- a moth, Zeuzera pyrina, having white wings spotted with black and larvae that bore into the wood of various trees and shrubs.
Origin of leopard moth
First recorded in 1810–20
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- a nocturnal European moth, Zeuzera pyrina, having white wings and body, both marked with black spots: family Cossidae
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