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|Noun||1.||Heliothis zia - larva of a noctuid moth; highly destructive to especially corn and cotton and tomato crops|
bollworm - any of various moth caterpillars that destroy cotton bolls
|2.||Heliothis zia - medium-sized moth whose larvae are corn earworms|
noctuid, noctuid moth, owlet moth - usually dull-colored medium-sized nocturnal moth; the usually smooth-bodied larvae are destructive agricultural pests