buff-tip moth

buff-tip moth

n
(Animals) a large European moth, Phalera bucephala, having violet-brown buff-tipped forewings held at rest around the body so that it resembles a snapped-off twig
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The "twig" on the right is really a buff-tip moth. Wrapping its wings around its body gives the moth a twig shape.