gelechiid moth

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Noun1.gelechiid moth - small slender-winged moths whose larvae are agricultural pests
moth - typically crepuscular or nocturnal insect having a stout body and feathery or hairlike antennae
family Gelechiidae, Gelechiidae - important economic pests
Gelechia gossypiella - small brown moth whose larvae bore into flowers and bolls of cotton
grain moth - moth whose larvae feed on grain
potato moth, potato tuber moth, splitworm, Phthorimaea operculella - greyish-brown moth whose larva is the potato tuberworm
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