skeletonizer

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skeletonizer

(ˈskɛlɪtəˌnaɪzə) or

skeletoniser

n
(Animals) any of numerous insect species that reduce leaves to a skeleton
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Feeding responses of the gum leaf skeletoniser Uraba lugens Walker to sugars, amino acids, lipids, sterols, salts, vitamins, and certain extracts of eucalypt leaves.
com/earth/story/20160309-why-this-caterpillar-wears-a-hat-made-of-discarded-heads) gum-leaf skeletonisers because of how they tear apart the leaves on eucalyptus trees to leave behind mostly veins, and can also cause (https://www.