skeletonizer


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skeletonizer

(ˈskɛlɪtəˌnaɪzə) or

skeletoniser

n
(Animals) any of numerous insect species that reduce leaves to a skeleton
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On grapes, GWSS treatments also control the variegated leafhopper and western grapeleaf skeletonizer.
A: The arborists here think that perhaps you are seeing the damage caused by a leaf roller or oak leaf skeletonizer.
BIRCH-LEAF SKELETONIZER (a small moth which attacks birch leaves; Webster's Second)
Particularly in the San Joaquin Valley and the low desert, watch backs of leaves in spring and summer for egg clusters and blue-, black-, and yellow-striped larvae of the grape leaf skeletonizer.
9: When bittersweet has golden berries, then oak skeletonizers are eating the oak leaves.