Entry from British & World English dictionary
Either of two European moths with two or three whitish lines on the forewing:
- ● (brown silver-line) a light brown moth whose larvae feed on bracken (Petrophora chlorosata, family Geometridae). ● (silver-lines) a moth with mainly green forewings (genera Pseudoips and Bena, family Noctuidae).
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