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Corn borer   /kɔrn bˈɔrər/   Listen
Corn borer

noun
1.
Larva of the European corn borer moth; a serious pest of maize.  Synonym: Pyrausta nubilalis.
2.
Native to Europe; in America the larvae bore into the stem and crown of corn and other plants.  Synonyms: corn borer moth, European corn borer moth, Pyrausta nubilalis.






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Words linked to "Corn borer" :   Pyrausta, corn borer moth, Pyralidae, European corn borer moth, Pyralididae, caterpillar, pyralid moth, family Pyralididae, family Pyralidae, Pyrausta nubilalis, genus Pyrausta, pyralid



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