lymantriid


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Noun1.lymantriid - dull-colored moth whose larvae have tufts of hair on the body and feed on the leaves of many deciduous treeslymantriid - dull-colored moth whose larvae have tufts of hair on the body and feed on the leaves of many deciduous trees
moth - typically crepuscular or nocturnal insect having a stout body and feathery or hairlike antennae
gipsy moth, gypsy moth, Lymantria dispar - European moth introduced into North America; a serious pest of shade trees
browntail, brown-tail moth, Euproctis phaeorrhoea - small brown and white European moth introduced into eastern United States; pest of various shade and fruit trees
Euproctis chrysorrhoea, gold-tail moth - white furry-bodied European moth with a yellow tail tuft
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Effects of drought stress and nutrient availability on dry matter allocation, phenolic glycosides, and rapid induced resistance of poplar to two lymantriid defoliators.
Effects of drought stress and nutrient availability on dry matter allocation, phenolic glycosides and rapid induced resistance of poplar to two lymantriid defoliators.