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Definition of locust borer

locust borer
Locust Lo"cust, n. [L. locusta locust, grasshopper. Cf. Lobster.] 1. (Zo["o]l.) Any one of numerous species of long-winged, migratory, orthopterous insects, of the family Acridid[ae], allied to the grasshoppers; esp., (Edipoda, or Pachytylus, migratoria, and Acridium perigrinum, of Southern Europe, Asia, and Africa. In the United States the related species with similar habits are usually called grasshoppers. See Grasshopper. Note: These insects are at times so numerous in Africa and the south of Asia as to devour every green thing; and when they migrate, they fly in an immense cloud. In the United States the harvest flies are improperly called locusts. See Cicada. Locust beetle (Zo["o]l.), a longicorn beetle (Cyllene robini[ae]), which, in the larval state, bores holes in the wood of the locust tree. Its color is brownish black, barred with yellow. Called also locust borer. Locust bird (Zo["o]l.) the rose-colored starling or pastor of India. See Pastor. Locust hunter (Zo["o]l.), an African bird; the beefeater. 2. [Etymol. uncertain.] (Bot.) The locust tree. See Locust Tree (definition, note, and phrases). Locust bean (Bot.), a commercial name for the sweet pod of the carob tree.

Meaning of locust borer from wikipedia

- the locust borer, is a species of longhorn beetle endemic to eastern North America. It is a serious pest of Robinia pseudoacacia, the black locust tree...
- by mid summer, it slows the growth of the tree but not seriously. The locust borer Megacyllene robiniae larvae carve tunnels into the trunk of the tree...
- Ecdytolopha insiticiana, the locust twig borer is a moth of the family Tortricidae. It is found in North America, including Pennsylvania, Iowa, West Virginia...
- Prionoxystus robiniae, the carpenterworm moth or locust borer, is a moth of the family Cossidae. It was first described by Peck in 1818 and it is found...
- borer), moth in the family Tortricidae Hystrichophora taleana (indigobush twig borer), moth in the family Tortricidae Ecdytolopha insiticiana (locust...
- and working with fullerenes. It is an insecticide for termites and locust borers, historically used by the United States Forest Service to combat widespread...
- Hopkins, A. D. 1906. Some insects injurious to forests. pt. I, The locust borer. Bureau of Entomology, United States. Hopkins, A. D. Jan-1907. Pinhole...
- readily when exposed to emerald ash borer, while the Asian species F. mandschurica shows resistance against emerald ash borer. The United States Forest Service...
- until the conditions are met for them to enter a swarming phase, become locusts and cause enormous damage. Many people appreciate birds in the countryside...
- mosquito) Aethina tumida (small hive beetle) Agrilus planipennis (emerald ash borer) Aleurocanthus woglumi (citrus blackfly) [1] Anastrepha ludens (Mexican...
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