Definition of Tussock caterpillar

1. Noun. Larva of a tussock moth.

Group relationships: Family Lymantriidae, Lymantriidae
Generic synonyms: Caterpillar



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Tussock Caterpillar

tussic
tussicular
tussiculation
tussigenic
tussis
tussises
tussive
tussive fremitus
tussive syncope
tussle
tussled
tussles
tussling
tussock
tussock bellflower
tussock caterpillar (current term)
tussock moth
tussocked
tussocker
tussockers
tussocks
tussocky
tussor
tussore
tussores
tussors
tussuck
tussucks
tussur
tussurs

Literary usage of Tussock caterpillar

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The American Botanist edited by Willard Nelson Clute (1917)
"Clement Wood, which The Literary Digest quotes with approval: "The tufted tussock-caterpillar Shoved out of his stiff cocoon. He did net see the blue sky, ..."

2. Among the Moths and Butterflies: A Revised and Enlarged Edition of "Insect by Julia Perkins Ballard (1902)
"HICKORY tussock caterpillar, been taking their long winter naps, I looked to see if it were possible that any of them had been cheated by the unusually mild ..."

3. Moths and Butterflies by Mary Cynthia Dickerson (1901)
"White-marked tussock caterpillar 211 183. Eggs of the White-marked Tussock 212 Is 1. Cocoon of a parasite of the White-marked Tussock . . 213 185. ..."

4. Pamphlets on Forestry in Michigan (1906)
"THE "TUSSOCK" CATERPILLAR. Commissioner Bolger is out with .a warning to citizens to make war on the "tussock'' caterpillar without loss of time. ..."

5. The Colours of Animals: Their Meaning and Use, Especially Considered in the by Edward Bagnall Poulton (1890)
"... which shows them up and makes them appear to project more than is actually the case. In the well- known ' Hop-dog' or ' Tussock' caterpillar (Orgyia ..."

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