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|Noun||1.||Pyrausta nubilalis - larva of the European corn borer moth; a serious pest of maize|
caterpillar - a wormlike and often brightly colored and hairy or spiny larva of a butterfly or moth
|2.||Pyrausta 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