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Noun1.Mayetiola - a genus of CecidomyidaeMayetiola - a genus of Cecidomyidae    
arthropod genus - a genus of arthropods
Hessian fly, Mayetiola destructor - small fly whose larvae damage wheat and other grains
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Temperature development models have been calculated for many important insect pests, such as the Hessian fly Mayetiola destructor (Say), fall armyworm Spodoptera frugiperda (Smith), and codling moth Cydia pomonella (L.
The threshold for Hessian fly, Mayetiola destructor, puparia development was considerably lower at 1.
The Hessian fly, Mayetiola destructor, is considered wheat's most damaging pest.