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army cutworm

noun
1.
the larva of a noctuid moth, Chorizagrotis auxiliaris, that is a pest of wheat and alfalfa in the Plains states.
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  • On a talus slope below it the team sets up a trap for army cutworm moths, strong fliers with abdomens the size of jelly beans.
  • Moisture availability favoring vigorous plant growth was an important factor for plants to withstand army cutworm feeding.
  • The army cutworm is a surface feeder that does little burrowing.

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