Definition of Cynthia moth

1. Noun. Large Asiatic moth introduced into the United States; larvae feed on the ailanthus.

Exact synonyms: Samia Cynthia, Samia Walkeri
Generic synonyms: Giant Silkworm Moth, Silkworm Moth
Group relationships: Genus Samia, Samia



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cynthia Moth

cynomorph
cynomorphic
cynomorphism
cynophile
cynophiles
cynophilia
cynophobe
cynophobes
cynophobia
cynophobias
cynophobic
cynorexia
cynosural
cynosure
cynosures
cynthia moth (current term)
cyon
cyons
cyperaceous
cypermethrin
cyperuses
cyperusol
cypher
cyphered
cyphering
cypherpunk
cypherpunks
cyphers
cyphonism
cypin

Literary usage of Cynthia moth

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1. A Source Book of Biological Nature-study by Elliot Rowland Downing (1919)
"... huntera Vanessa antiopa Plant on Which Larvae Feed Bumblebee moth Pen-marked sphinx Hermit Poplar sphinx cynthia moth One-eyed ..."

2. Moths and Butterflies by Mary Cynthia Dickerson (1901)
"cynthia moth 118 97. Promethea cocoon . . . . . . . . .111) 97a. Promethea moth (male) . . . . . . . .120 98. Eggs of Promethea . . . 120 99. ..."

3. Concealing-coloration in the Animal Kingdom: An Exposition of the Laws of by Gerald Handerson Thayer, Abbott Handerson Thayer (1909)
"... and leaves projecting over holes and shadows <t'f. Fig pjn.! Polyphemus moths. BB, Promethea moth f, Antiopa butterfly /1, cynthia moth A, and Cop|ier ..."

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