any of several moths of the family Lymantriidae, the larvae of which have characteristic tufts of hair on the body and feed on the leaves of various deciduous trees.
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How to use tussock moth in a sentence
Among these pests, the most important to the dweller in a large city is the tussock moth, which destroys our shade trees.A Civic Biology | George William Hunter
As outdoor work, look for the egg masses on trees and fences and devise means of combating the tussock-moth.Ontario Teachers' Manuals: Nature Study | Ontario Ministry of Education
These are the white-marked tussock moth, the rusty tussock moth, and the definite-marked tussock moth.The Pears of New York | U. P. Hedrick
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