Definition of puss moth in English:

puss moth


  • A large furry greyish-white moth with darker markings. The boldly marked caterpillar rears up when threatened, waving whiplike appendages and spitting formic acid.

    Cerura vinula, family Notodontidae

    • ‘Puss moth caterpillars are teardrop-shaped.’
    • ‘It's actually quite rare to see a Puss Moth during the day.’