ailanthus moth

  • 1 ailanthus moth — n. a large moth (Philosamia cynthia) native to E Asia and now established in the E U.S., whose larvae (ailanthus silkworms) feed on ailanthus leaves and produce an inferior silk in making their cocoons * * * …

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  • 2 ailanthus moth — n. a large moth (Philosamia cynthia) native to E Asia and now established in the E U.S., whose larvae (ailanthus silkworms) feed on ailanthus leaves and produce an inferior silk in making their cocoons …

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  • 3 ailanthus moth — ailanthus moth, a moth, once of some commercial importance as a source of silk, native to China, introduced into the eastern United States. Its larvae feed on ailanthus leaves …

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  • 4 Ailanthus — taxobox name = Ailanthus image caption = Ailanthus altissima leaf and seeds regnum = Plantae unranked divisio = Angiosperms unranked classis = Eudicots unranked ordo = Rosids ordo = Sapindales familia = Simaroubaceae genus = Ailanthus genus… …

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  • 5 Moth — For other uses, see Moth (disambiguation) and Moths (disambiguation). Moths Emperor Gum Moth, Opodiphthera eucalypti Scientific classification …

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  • 6 Ailanthus webworm — Scientific classification Kingdom: Animalia Phylum …

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  • 7 Ailanthus altissima — Tree of Heaven Large …

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  • 8 Ailanthus altissima — Ailante glanduleux Aila …

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  • 9 ailanthus silkworm — noun large green silkworm of the cynthia moth • Syn: ↑Samia cynthia • Hypernyms: ↑silkworm, ↑giant silkworm, ↑wild wilkworm • Member Holonyms: ↑Samia, ↑genus Samia …

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  • 10 cynthia moth — noun large Asiatic moth introduced into the United States; larvae feed on the ailanthus • Syn: ↑Samia cynthia, ↑Samia walkeri • Hypernyms: ↑giant silkworm moth, ↑silkworm moth • Member Holonyms: ↑Samia, ↑ …

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  • 11 saturniid moth — or giant silkworm moth Any of some 800 moth species of the principally tropical family Saturniidae. Adults have a stout, hairy body and broad wings, often vividly coloured and patterned. Most species have a central eyespot on each wing. Among the …

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  • 12 Ermine moth — Taxobox name = Ermine moth image width = 250px image caption = Ailanthus Webworm, Atteva punctella regnum = Animalia phylum = Arthropoda classis = Insecta ordo = Lepidoptera subordo = Ditrysia superfamilia = Yponomeutoidea familia = Yponomeutidae …

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  • 13 Samia cynthia — Ailanthus silkmoth Samia cynthia, adult male Scientific classification Kingdom: Animali …

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  • 14 Samia cynthia — noun 1. large green silkworm of the cynthia moth • Syn: ↑ailanthus silkworm • Hypernyms: ↑silkworm, ↑giant silkworm, ↑wild wilkworm • Member Holonyms: ↑Samia, ↑genus …

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  • 15 List of invasive species — This is a list of invasive species by country or region. A species is regarded as invasive if it has been introduced by human action to a location, area, or region where it did not previously occur naturally (i.e., is not native), becomes capable …

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  • 16 Saturniidae — Taxobox name = Saturniids image width = 250px image caption = Promethea silkmoth, Callosamia promethea regnum = Animalia phylum = Arthropoda classis = Insecta ordo = Lepidoptera unranked familia = Macrolepidoptera superfamilia = Bombycoidea… …

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  • 17 List of flora (LCRV) — This is a List of flora of the (Lower Colorado River Valley). The list also includes: Lepidoptera (Butterfly Moth), and Wildflower species.List of floraThe list:* Acacia greggii * Atriplex * Baccharis * Chenopodium * Chilopsis * Cottonwood *… …

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  • 18 Samia walkeri — noun large Asiatic moth introduced into the United States; larvae feed on the ailanthus • Syn: ↑cynthia moth, ↑Samia cynthia • Hypernyms: ↑giant silkworm moth, ↑silkworm moth • Member Holonyms: ↑Samia, ↑ …

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  • 19 Atteva hysginiella — Scientific classification Kingdom: Animalia Phylum …

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  • 20 Bombyx mori — Silkworm Silk worm , n. [AS. seolcwyrm.] (Zo[ o]l.) The larva of any one of numerous species of bombycid moths, which spins a large amount of strong silk in constructing its cocoon before changing to a pupa. [1913 Webster] Note: The common… …

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