Pyrausta

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Noun1.Pyrausta - moths whose larvae are corn borersPyrausta - moths whose larvae are corn borers  
arthropod genus - a genus of arthropods
family Pyralidae, family Pyralididae, Pyralidae, Pyralididae - bee moths; corn borers; flour moths
corn borer moth, European corn borer moth, Pyrausta nubilalis, corn borer - native to Europe; in America the larvae bore into the stem and crown of corn and other plants