White grub

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(Zool.) the larva of the June bug and other allied species. These grubs eat the roots of grasses and other plants, and often do much damage.

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References in classic literature ?
Even poor old Mumga, half blind and almost entirely toothless, searching patiently for grubworms beneath a fallen log, represented to her a malignant spirit thirsting for the blood of little balus.
Grubworms come to the surface of the lawn when the temperatures begin to reach past 70 degrees.
The eastern mole generally feeds heavily on earthworms and scarabaeid larvae, commonly called grubworms (1), (2), (3), (4), (5).