Dolerus arvensis
Wheat sawfly Wheat sawfly (a) A small European sawfly ({Cephus pygm[ae]us}) whose larva does great injury to wheat by boring in the stalks. (b) Any of several small American sawflies of the genus {Dolerus}, as {Dolerus sericeus} and {Dolerus arvensis}, whose larv[ae] injure the stems or heads of wheat. (c) {Pachynematus extensicornis}, whose larv[ae] feed chiefly on the blades of wheat; -- called also {grass sawfly}. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

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  • Dolerus sericeus — Wheat sawfly Wheat sawfly (a) A small European sawfly ({Cephus pygm[ae]us}) whose larva does great injury to wheat by boring in the stalks. (b) Any of several small American sawflies of the genus {Dolerus}, as {Dolerus sericeus} and {Dolerus… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Cephus pygmaeus — Wheat sawfly Wheat sawfly (a) A small European sawfly ({Cephus pygm[ae]us}) whose larva does great injury to wheat by boring in the stalks. (b) Any of several small American sawflies of the genus {Dolerus}, as {Dolerus sericeus} and {Dolerus… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • grass sawfly — Wheat sawfly Wheat sawfly (a) A small European sawfly ({Cephus pygm[ae]us}) whose larva does great injury to wheat by boring in the stalks. (b) Any of several small American sawflies of the genus {Dolerus}, as {Dolerus sericeus} and {Dolerus… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Pachynematus extensicornis — Wheat sawfly Wheat sawfly (a) A small European sawfly ({Cephus pygm[ae]us}) whose larva does great injury to wheat by boring in the stalks. (b) Any of several small American sawflies of the genus {Dolerus}, as {Dolerus sericeus} and {Dolerus… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Wheat sawfly — (a) A small European sawfly ({Cephus pygm[ae]us}) whose larva does great injury to wheat by boring in the stalks. (b) Any of several small American sawflies of the genus {Dolerus}, as {Dolerus sericeus} and {Dolerus arvensis}, whose larv[ae]… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • willow sawfly — noun : any of numerous sawflies that infest the willow: as a. : a large American sawfly (Cimbex americana) whose larva is pale greenish with a black dorsal stripe b. : a steel blue sawfly (Dolerus arvensis) or a related smaller brownish fly (D.… …   Useful english dictionary

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  • wheat sawfly — noun 1. : wheat stem sawfly 2. : any of several small American sawflies of the genus Dolerus (as D. collaris and D. arvensis) whose larvae injure the stems or heads of wheat 3. : a sawfly (Pachynematus extensicornis) whose larvae feed on the… …   Useful english dictionary

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