corn borer moth

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Noun1.corn borer moth - native to Europecorn borer moth - 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
genus Pyrausta, Pyrausta - moths whose larvae are corn borers
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And, if you remove infected plant parts and dispose of them away from the garden, the caterpillars will not mature into the corn borer moth and go on to make more corn borers.
Schwarz et al., "Sex pheromone of the Asian corn borer moth," Life Sciences, vol.
She and her Japanese colleagues from University of Tokyo studied the two species, Asian corn borer moth (Ostrinia furnacalis) and Japanese lichen moth (Eilema japonica).
The corn borer moth is about one inch long with a one inch wingspan.
The European corn borer moth, a billion-dollar crop pest attacking over 200 plant species, illustrates the system's sophistication.