goldtail moth


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goldtail moth

(ˈɡəʊldˌteɪl)
n
(Animals) a European moth, Euproctis chrysorrhoea (or similis), having white wings and a soft white furry body with a yellow tail tuft: its hairy caterpillars are known as palmer worms: family Lymantriidae. Also called: yellowtail or yellowtail moth