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Alsophila pometaria

Definition of the noun alsophila pometaria

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  1. North American moth with grey-winged males and wingless females; larvae are fall cankerworms

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Google previewEncyclopedia 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 ...

Google previewThe encyclopedia of practical horticulture (1914)

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 ...

Google previewA 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 ...

Google previewWebster's Collegiate Dictionary (1917)

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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