Definition of Cutworm. Meaning of Cutworm. Synonyms of Cutworm

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Definition of Cutworm

Cutworm
Cutworm Cut"worm` (-w?rm`), n. (Zo["o]l.) A caterpillar which at night eats off young plants of cabbage, corn, etc., usually at the ground. Some kinds ascend fruit trees and eat off the flower buds. During the day, they conceal themselves in the earth. The common cutworms are the larv[ae] of various species of Agrotis and related genera of noctuid moths.

Meaning of Cutworm from wikipedia

- Cutworms are moth larvae that hide under litter or soil during the day, coming out in the dark to feed on plants. A larva typically attacks the first part...
- Spotted cutworm refers to the caterpillar larvae of certain Noctuinae moth, in particular: Xestia c-nigrum, of the Palaearctic Setaceous Hebrew Character...
- The army cutworm is the immature form of Euxoa auxiliaris. The adult moth is called a "miller moth" because of the fine scales on its wings that rub off...
- Agrotis ipsilon, the dark sword-gr****, black cutworm, greasy cutworm, floodplain cutworm or ipsilon dart, is a small noctuid moth found worldwide. The...
- Lacinipolia renigera (kidney-spotted minor or bristly cutworm) is a species of moth of the family Noctuidae. It is endemic to most of North America with...
- Spodoptera litura, otherwise known as the tobacco cutworm or cotton leafworm, is a nocturnal moth in the family Noctuidae. S. litura is a serious polyphagous...
- Peridroma saucia, the pearly underwing or variegated cutworm, is a moth of the family Noctuidae. The species was first described by Jacob Hübner in 1808...
- Agrotis munda, the brown cutworm or pink cutworm, is a noctuid moth. It is endemic to Australia. It is present in New Zealand. Farrow, Roger A.; McDonald...
- Apamea devastator, the gl****y cutworm, is a moth of the family Noctuidae. It is found in northeastern North America, including Nova Scotia, Alberta, New...
- by Ochsenheimer in 1816. It is known as the green cutworm when a caterpillar and the green cutworm moth when mature. It is found from south-eastern Canada...