leaf roller

noun
any of several insects, especially moths of the family Tortricidae, the larvae of which form a nest by rolling and tying leaves with spun silk.
Also, leafroller.


Origin:
1820–30

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leaf roller

noun
moth whose larvae form nests by rolling and tying leaves with spun silk 
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Natural enemies of leaf roller caterpillars include birds, particularly mockingbirds, and parasitic wasps.
The leaf roller infested each of the blueberries and was observed at both locations.
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