webworm


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several gregarious moth larvae that spin webs over foliage on which they feed

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Fitwy, "Assessment of Incidence of Sesame Webworm Antigastra catalaunalis (Duponchel) in Western Tigray, North Ethiopia," 2016.
For example, fall webworms (Hyphantria cunea) are readily found in late summer in the eastern United States.
Reports of mimosa webworm (Homadaula anisocentra Meyrick) fall webworm, (Hyphantria cunea (Drury) and eastern tent caterpillar (Malacosoma americanum Fabricius) were more frequent during 2005.
December 2004: Santy, the first 'webworm' infects around 40,000 sites by using Google to find targets.
Of these pests, the mimosa webworm is the most serious, especially for thornless varieties.
Impact of floral herbivory by parsnip webworm (Oecophoridae: Depressaria pastinacella Duponchel) on pollination and fitness of wild parsnip (Apiaceae: Pastinaca sativa L.).
Constraints on chemical coevolution: wild parsnips and the parsnip webworm. Evolution 40:1215-1228.
WebCrawler and WebWorm are recently developed search engines for locating resources on the World Wide Web.
"To precondition these adults for the hosts they'd be finding," says Schaupp, "we brought them webworm and tent caterpillar pupae from the field to practice on."
[19] tested the antifeedant property of Azadirachta indica (neem) against the maharukha webworm, absolute antifeedancy was exhibited by seed extract of neem at 3%.
The webworm has evolved, along with our climate changes, so that it is completely adapted to our environment.
Crimson & Caterpillar: Fall webworm (Hyphantria cunea); Loyalsock State Forest; Sullivan County, Pa.
The plant quickly became a noxious weed, in part because it was no longer plagued by the parsnip webworm, Depressaria pastinella, which dogged it in Europe.