Definition of Lymantria dispar

1. Noun. European moth introduced into North America; a serious pest of shade trees.

Exact synonyms: Gipsy Moth, Gypsy Moth
Generic synonyms: Lymantriid, Tussock Moth
Group relationships: Genus Lymantria, Lymantria



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Lymantria Dispar

Lydians
Lyell
Lyell's disease
Lyell's syndrome
Lygaeidae
Lyginopteridales
Lyginopteris
Lygodium microphyllum
Lygodium palmatum
Lygus
Lygus lineolaris
Lyly
Lyman's law
Lyman Frank Brown
Lymantria
Lymantria dispar
Lymantriidae
Lyme
Lyme borreliosis
Lyme disease
Lyme diseases
Lyme neuroborreliosis
Lymeswold
Lyn
Lynch
Lynchburg
Lynchian
Lynda
Lyndon Baines Johnson
Lyndon Johnson

Literary usage of Lymantria dispar

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1. The Review of Applied Entomology by Commonwealth Institute of Entomology, Imperial Bureau of Entomology (1916)
"There were also present, although in much smaller numbers, lymantria dispar, Malacosoma neustria, ..."

2. Allelopathy: The Effects of Chemicals Produced by Plants by Henry Gilbert (1994)
"A1J6 Allelochemicals in foliage of unfavored tree hosts of the gypsy moth, lymantria dispar L. 1. Alkaloids and other components of Liriodendron tulipifera ..."

3. List of the Specimens of Lepidopterous Insects in the Collection of the by Francis Walker, John Edward Gray (1855)
"Suppl. ii. Text, 137, 23, 2. r—г. England. a—q. England. From Mr. Stephens' collection. aa—cc. Europe. From M. Becker's collection. 2. lymantria dispar. ..."

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