Heliothis zia

Heliothis zia
noun
1. larva of a noctuid moth; highly destructive to especially corn and cotton and tomato crops
Hypernyms: ↑bollworm
Member Holonyms: ↑Noctuidae, ↑family Noctuidae
2. medium-sized moth whose larvae are corn earworms
Syn: ↑heliothis moth
Hypernyms: ↑noctuid moth, ↑noctuid, ↑owlet moth
Member Holonyms: ↑Heliothis, ↑genus Heliothis

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