1. forest tent caterpillar, Malacosoma disstria, tent caterpillar

usage: larvae of a gregarious North American moth that spins a web resembling a carpet rather than a tent; serious defoliator of deciduous trees

2. tent-caterpillar moth, Malacosoma disstria, lasiocampid, lasiocampid moth

usage: moth whose gregarious larvae spin webs resembling carpets

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