leafworm

leafworm

(ˈliːfˌwɜːm)
n
(Animals) a moth larva that devours leaves, esp the larva of the moth Alabama argillacea, which is native to tropical America
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Toxicological studies on the Egyptian cotton leafworm, Prodenia litura Vl potentiation and antagonism of carbamate insecticide.
Latent Effect of Microbial Insecticides against the Second Instar Larvae of the Cotton Leafworm, Spodoptera Littoralis Boisd.
The biochemical influences of some chitin synthesis inhibitors against the cotton leafworm, Spodoptera littoralis (Boisd.
Sublethal Effects of Some Essential Oils on the Cotton Leafworm Spodoptera littoralis (Boisduval).
A bobber, a smaller jig, and a piece of leafworm is probably the most effective," Stanley said.