Definitions of "Leafroller"

One of several different moths, as tortricids, whose larvæ roll leaves into cases for themselves. noun

The larva of any tortricid moth which makes a nest by rolling up the leaves of plants and tying the leaves with spun silk; aalso, the moth itself. See tortrix. noun

Alternative spelling of leaf roller. noun

Moth whose larvae form nests by rolling and tying leaves with spun silk noun

Moth whose larvae form nests by rolling and tying leaves with spun silk noun

The word "Leafroller" in example sentences

Big and small, being cranked out by the USDA and the CDFA, the LBAM is a leafroller. Paulina Borsook: Bush Administration to Blue-State California: Drop Dead!

In Shangyu, a survey on 10 September 1987 indicated that the highest number of larva of rice leafroller (fourth generation) per 100 clumps was observed in the late ricefields with grass carp. Chapter 6

The bean leafroller (Urbanus or Eudamus), saltmarsh or wooly bear caterpillar (Estigmene), and Hedylepta caterpillar are the most common. Chapter 10

Secondary pests and diseases are: snout beetle (Echinocnemus squameus), rice leafroller (Cnapholocrosis medinalis), yellow-legged lema (Lama flavipes), locust (Oxya chinensis), and brown spot (Cochliobolus miyabeanus). Chapter 4

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