army cutworm

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Related to army cutworm: Cutworm Moths
  • noun

Synonyms for army cutworm

larvae (of a noctuid moth) that travel in large groups and destroy grains and alfalfa in the midwestern states

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During spring and autumn of 2002, unusually large swarms of miller moths or adult army cutworms (Euxoa auxiliaris) moved through our study area at Fort Collins, Colorado (Cranshaw, 2006).
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