Definition of hornet moth in English:
A clearwing moth which resembles a hornet, with larvae that burrow under tree bark.
- Several species in the family Sesiidae
- Both this and the rather similar hornet moth are now on the wing.
- Apparently hornet moths are emerging at the moment but I've not seen any on the few poplars I know of round here.
- The American hornet moth is mostly blackish blue with some brown, orange, or yellow.
Definition of hornet moth in:
- US English dictionary
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