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Definition of the noun alsophila pometaria
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- North American moth with grey-winged males and wingless females; larvae are fall cankerworms
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Encyclopedia of Entomology (2008)
by John L. Capinera
Asia Cambium, Wood Zeuzera pyrina Linnaeus, leopard moth North America, Europe, Asia Wood, Twigs Lepidoptera: Geometridae Alsophila pometaria ( Harris), fall cankerworm North America Foliage Operophtem brumata Linnaeus, winter ...
a reference system of commercial horticulture, covering the practical and scientific phases of horticulture, with special reference to fruits and vegetables by William Worthington
Fall Canker Worm Alsophila pometaria Harris Family Geometridae General Appearance In all ...
A Dictionary of Entomology (2011)
FALL CANKERWORM Alsophila pometaria (Harris) [Lepidoptera: Geometridae]: A sporadic defoliator of fruit and shade trees in North America. FC Overwinters in egg stage on trunk or branches of tree. Larvae with 3 pairs of prolegs; feed ca ...
3d Ed. of the Merriam Series. The Largest Abridgment of Webster's New International Dictionary of the English Language; 1700 Illustrations
the larva of either of two geometrid moths (Alsophila pometaria and Paleacrita vernata) which injure fruit and shade trees. £ (-1), a. Cankerous; cankered. can'na (kān'ā), n. [L., a reed. l ...
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