Leucania unipuncta
armyworm armyworm, Army worm Ar"my worm` (Zo["o]l.) (a) A lepidopterous insect, which in the larval state often travels in great multitudes from field to field, destroying grass, grain, and other crops. The common army worm of the northern United States is the noctuid moth ({Pseudaletia unipuncta}, formerly {Leucania unipuncta}. The name is often applied to other related species, as the cotton worm. (b) The larva of a small two-winged fly ({Sciara}), which marches in large companies, in regular order. See {Cotton worm}, under {Cotton}.

Syn: army worm [1913 Webster]

2. the larva of the fungus gnat; -- they march in large companies in regular order. [WordNet 1.5] ||


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • MYTHIMNA SEPARATA WALK. (HELIOTHIS UNIPUNCTA AUCT., CIRPHIS UNIPUNCTA, LEUCANIA UNIPUNCTA) - СОВКА ВОСТОЧНАЯ ЛУГОВАЯ — см. Mythimna separata Walk. (Heliothis unipuncta auct., Cirphis unipuncta, Leucania unipuncta) Совка восточная луговая (рис. 206). Бабочка. Окраска передних крыльев серовато желтая, глинистая, с темно серым напылением, иногда с красноватым… …   Насекомые - вредители сельского хозяйства Дальнего Востока

  • Mythimna unipuncta — Systematik Überfamilie: Noctuoidea Familie: Eu …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Pseudaletia unipuncta — armyworm armyworm, Army worm Ar my worm (Zo[ o]l.) (a) A lepidopterous insect, which in the larval state often travels in great multitudes from field to field, destroying grass, grain, and other crops. The common army worm of the northern United… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Mythimna unipuncta — Conservation status Not evaluated (IUCN 3.1) Scientific classification …   Wikipedia

  • СЕМ. NOCTUIDAE - СОВКИ, — или Ночницы …   Насекомые - вредители сельского хозяйства Дальнего Востока

  • Army worm — armyworm armyworm, Army worm Ar my worm (Zo[ o]l.) (a) A lepidopterous insect, which in the larval state often travels in great multitudes from field to field, destroying grass, grain, and other crops. The common army worm of the northern United… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • armyworm — armyworm, Army worm Ar my worm (Zo[ o]l.) (a) A lepidopterous insect, which in the larval state often travels in great multitudes from field to field, destroying grass, grain, and other crops. The common army worm of the northern United States is …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Galerie Des Noctuidae — Sommaire 1 Abrostola 2 Achaea 3 Acronicta 4 Aedia 5 …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Galerie des Noctuidae — Sommaire 1 Abrostola 2 Achaea 3 Acronicta 4 Aedia 5 Agro …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Galerie des noctuidae — Sommaire 1 Abrostola 2 Achaea 3 Acronicta 4 Aedia 5 …   Wikipédia en Français

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”