Pyrausta nubilalis

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Related to Pyrausta nubilalis: corn borer, Ostrinia nubilalis
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Noun1.Pyrausta nubilalis - larva of the European corn borer mothPyrausta nubilalis - larva of the European corn borer moth; a serious pest of maize
family Pyralidae, family Pyralididae, Pyralidae, Pyralididae - bee moths; corn borers; flour moths
caterpillar - a wormlike and often brightly colored and hairy or spiny larva of a butterfly or moth
2.Pyrausta nubilalis - native to EuropePyrausta nubilalis - native to Europe; in America the larvae bore into the stem and crown of corn and other plants
pyralid, pyralid moth - usually tropical slender-bodied long-legged moth whose larvae are crop pests
genus Pyrausta, Pyrausta - moths whose larvae are corn borers
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The preliminary bioassay results indicated that some of the newly synthesized compounds showed better insecticidal activities against Pyrausta nubilalis and Heliothis armigera than that of the control trans-prallethrin chloride.
Cold hardiness in the European corn borer, Pyrausta nubilalis (Hubn.
Two lepidoptera, Manduca sexta and Pyrausta nubilalis, and the dermestid beetle Trogoderma glabrum exhibit wide variation in the growth at ecdysis and the number of juvenile molts while the maximum duration of the intermolt interval is canalized (Beck 1971a,b, 1972, 1973; Nijhout 1975; Nijhout and Williams [TABULAR DATA FOR TABLE 2 OMITTED] 1974a,b; Safranek and Williams 1984a,b).