noctuid

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larvae (of a noctuid moth) that travel in large groups and destroy grains and alfalfa in the midwestern states army cutworm , Chorizagrotis auxiliaris
noctuid moth larvae that travel in multitudes destroying especially grass and grain armyworm , army worm , Pseudaletia unipuncta
larva of a noctuid moth; highly destructive to especially corn and cotton and tomato crops corn earworm , cotton bollworm , Heliothis zia , tobacco budworm , tomato fruitworm , vetchworm
larva of a migratory American noctuid moth; destroys grasses and small grains fall armyworm , Spodoptera frugiperda
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