Cerapteryx


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Noun1.Cerapteryx - antler moths
arthropod genus - a genus of arthropods
family Noctuidae, Noctuidae - cutworms; armyworms
antler moth, Cerapteryx graminis - European moth with white antler-like markings on the forewings; the larvae damage pastures and grasslands
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Danell and Ericson (1990) showed that outbreaks of the antler moth (Cerapteryx graminis), which have been occurring for centuries, can st rongly influence patterns of diversity and abundance in meadows.
Mr Mike Lole, an expert from the Agricultural Development and Advisory Service, said around 80 million of the Cerapteryx Graminis larvae could be in the hills.