Definition of Browntail
1. Noun. Small brown and white European moth introduced into eastern United States; pest of various shade and fruit trees.
Generic synonyms: Lymantriid, Tussock Moth
Group relationships: Euproctis, Genus Euproctis
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Literary usage of Browntail
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1. Gardening (1904)
"1 Itch until I'm wro'h And all because I chanced to meet The terrible browntail moth: Scatch: geraten! scratch! Wherever [ may be And I'm glad my tongue ..."
2. Sanitary Entomology: The Entomology of Disease, Hygiene and Sanitation by William Dwight Pierce (1921)
"The most famous poisoning of this kind is known as "browntail RASH" which, ... There have been numerous cases of browntail rash in New England. ..."
3. Biennial Report by California Dept. of Agriculture, California State Commission of Horticulture (1909)
"The introduction of the browntail moth would not be quite as easy, because the small ... The egg masses of the browntail moth contain about 300 eggs each; ..."
4. Official Proceedings of the ... Annual Convention by American Society of Municipal Engineers, American Society of Municipal Improvements (1908)
"SOLOTAROFF: We have been very fortunate not to have the gypsy or browntail moth in New Jersey. In fact, it has been a debatable question how far the climate ..."
5. The Conference Called by the Governor of Pennsylvania to Consider Ways and by Raymond Allen Pearson (1912)
"Most of you know undoubtedly that we have been tackling the gypsy and browntail moth problems, and that these depredations, which have been pretty much ..."
6. Official Proceedings for the Annual Convention by American Society for Municipal Improvements (1908)
"I want to ask Mr. Solotaroff if they have been troubled in New Jersey with the gypsy moth and browntail moth, which is a serious pest in Massachusetts and ..."
7. Journal of Horticulture, Cottage Gardener and Country Gentlemen (1876)
"ABUNDANCE OF THE CATERPILLAR OF THE browntail MOTH. I NOTED in the Journal last year the profuso occurrence of the caterpillars of the ..."