Definition of Spanworm. Meaning of Spanworm. Synonyms of Spanworm

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Definition of Spanworm

Spanworm
Spanworm Span"worm`, n. (Zo["o]l.) The larva of any geometrid moth, as the cankeworm; a geometer; a measuring worm.

Meaning of Spanworm from wikipedia

- measures its journey. The caterpillars are accordingly called "loopers", "spanworms", or "inchworms" after their characteristic looping gait. The cabbage...
- Operophtera bruceata, the Bruce spanworm, hunter's moth, or native winter moth is a moth of the family Geometridae. The species was first described by...
- species, Erannis tiliaria (linden looper) or Operophtera bruceata (bruce spanworm). The winter moth (Operophtera brumata) is a moth of the family Geometridae...
- Speranza pustularia, the lesser maple spanworm, is a moth of the family Geometridae. It is found from Nova Scotia to Florida, west to Mississippi, north...
- Melanchroia chephise, the white-tipped black or snowbush spanworm, is a moth of the family Geometridae. It is found from Florida and Texas, south to Paraguay...
- Nematocampa resistaria, the filament bearer, bordered thorn or horned spanworm moth, is a moth of the family Geometridae. The species was first described...
- Oxydia vesulia, the spurge spanworm moth, is a species of geometrid moth in the family Geometridae. It is found in the Caribbean Sea, Central America,...
- Erannis jacobsoni, or Jacobson's spanworm, is a moth of the family Geometridae. The species was first described by Alexander Michailovitsch Djakonov in...
- Ennomos magnaria, the maple spanworm moth, notched wing moth, notched-wing geometer or notch-wing moth, is a moth of the family Geometridae. The species...
- Ematurga amitaria, the cranberry spanworm moth, is a moth in the family Geometridae described by Achille Guenée in 1858. It is found in North America....