cinnabar moth

Definitions of cinnabar moth
  1. noun
    large red-and-black European moth; larvae feed on leaves of ragwort; introduced into United States to control ragwort
    synonyms: Callimorpha jacobeae, cinnabar
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    type of:
    arctiid, arctiid moth
    stout-bodied broad-winged moth with conspicuously striped or spotted wings; larvae are hairy caterpillars
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