One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
An American moth caterpillar which is a pest of both maize and cotton.
"Heliothis zea", family "Noctuidae"
- ‘They are economical to raise, however, and mass releases can be very effective against corn earworm, cabbageworms, loopers, hornworms, codling moth and other leaf-eating caterpillars.’
- ‘Another pest commonly observed in the ears during the late summer is the corn earworm.’
- ‘Big-eyed bugs appear to prefer the mobile pea aphids to the eggs of corn earworm even though the latter are more nutritious.’
- ‘Among the Mexican free-tailed's favorite meals is the corn earworm, a crop-raiding pest that savages cornfields from Texas to Canada.’
- ‘The life cycle of the fall armyworm is similar to those of the corn earworm and armyworm.’
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