cigar casebearer

cigar casebearer
: a larval moth (Coleophora serratella) that is enclosed in a brown cigar-shaped case and that feeds on apple-tree and other fruit-tree foliage

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • casebearer — ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ noun : any of various insect larvae; specifically : a moth larva that forms a protective case of silk or of fragments of leaves or other substances and is often a serious pest of cultivated plants see cigar casebearer, pistol… …   Useful english dictionary

  • casebearer — ▪ larva       any larva of a group of moths (order Lepidoptera) that are characteristically light brown with dark heads and feed on apple, birch, cherry, and willow trees. After hatching from the egg, larvae first feed as leaf miners. As they… …   Universalium

  • Coleophora laticornella — Larva in case Scientific classification Kingdom: Animalia …   Wikipedia

  • Coleophora laricella — Scientific classification …   Wikipedia

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