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Noun: Malacosoma disstria
  1. Larvae of a gregarious North American moth that spins a web resembling a carpet rather than a tent; serious defoliator of deciduous trees
    - forest tent caterpillar
     
  2. Moth whose gregarious larvae spin webs resembling carpets
    - tent-caterpillar moth

Type of: lasiocampid, lasiocampid moth, tent caterpillar

Part of: genus Malacosoma, Malacosoma

Encyclopedia: Malacosoma disstria