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spruce budworm

n.
The larva of any of several tortricid moths of the genus Choristoneura of the United States and Canada that damages spruce, fir, and other conifers by feeding on buds and young needles, especially the eastern spruce budworm (C. fumiferana) and the western spruce budworm (C. occidentalis).
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spruce′ bud`worm

(ˈbʌdˌwɜrm)
n.
the larva of a common moth, Choristoneura fumiferana, that is a destructive pest primarily of spruce and balsam fir in the northern and northeastern U.S. and in Canada.
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grandis, and Douglas-fir, Pseudotsuga menziesii, which are subject to outbreaks of defoliating insects such as western spruce budworm, Choristoneura freemani (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae) and Douglas-fir tussock moth, Orgyia pseudotsugata (Lepidoptera: Erebidae [=Noctuidae: Lymantriinae]) (Ciesla 2011).