HyperDic: noctuid_moth

English > 1 sense of the expression noctuid moth:
NOUNanimalnoctuid moth, noctuid, owlet mothusually dull / dull-colored medium-sized nocturnal moth
English > noctuid moth: 1 sense > noun 1, animal
Meaningusually dull / dull-colored medium-sized nocturnal moth; the usually smooth-bodied larvae are destructive agricultural pests.
Synonymsnoctuid, owlet moth
Member ofNoctuidae, family Noctuidaecutworms
NarrowerSpodoptera exiguamoth whose larvae are beet armyworms
Spodoptera frugiperdamoth whose larvae are fall armyworms
antler moth, Cerapteryx graminisEuropean moth with white antler-like markings on the forewings
armyworm, Pseudaletia unipunctamoth whose destructive larvae travel in multitudes
heliothis moth, Heliothis ziamedium-sized moth whose larvae are corn earworms
underwingmoth having dull / dull forewings and brightly colored hind wings
Broadermothtypically crepuscular or nocturnal insect having a stout body and feathery or hairlike antennae

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