Cutworm

Larva of certain Noctuidae (Lepidoptera) that live in the soil, emerging at night to eat foliage and stems; serious pests of root crops of many other crops as seedlings.

cutworm

[n] - North American moth whose larvae feed on young plant stems cutting them off at the ground
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Cutworm

Cut'worm` noun (Zoology) 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 larvæ of various species of Agr...
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cutworm

noun North American moth whose larvae feed on young plant stems cutting them off at the ground
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Cutworm

• (n.) 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 larvae of various species of Agrotis and related genera of noctuid moths.Cutworm: words in the defi...
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cutworm

(from the article `owlet moth`) ...from dull to colourful and from smooth to hairy. Many species feed on foliage and seeds, whereas others bore through stems and fruits; a few prey ...
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cutworm

cutworm, name for the larvae of many moths of the family Noctuidae (owlet moths). These larvae, or caterpillars, feed at night on the stems and roots of young plants, often cutting them off near the surface of the ground. They hide in soil by day. They attack a wide variety of field crops in low-lyi...
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Cutworm

Cutworms are not worms, biologically speaking, but caterpillars; they 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 of the plant it encounters, namely the stem, often of a seedling, and consequently cuts it down; hence the name cutworm. ==Feeding an...
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