geometrid moth

Definitions of geometrid moth
  1. noun
    slender-bodied broad-winged moth whose larvae are called measuring worms
    synonyms: geometrid
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    Paleacrita vernata
    moth whose larvae are spring cankerworms
    Alsophila pometaria
    North American moth with grey-winged males and wingless females; larvae are fall cankerworms
    type of:
    typically crepuscular or nocturnal insect having a stout body and feathery or hairlike antennae
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