Definition of Lymantria dispar
1. Noun. European moth introduced into North America; a serious pest of shade trees.
Generic synonyms: Lymantriid, Tussock Moth
Group relationships: Genus Lymantria, Lymantria
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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. ..."