clover seed chalcid


Definition of clover seed chalcid

: a tiny dark chalcid fly (Bruchophagus platyptera) the larva of which feeds on the developing seeds of clovers and alfalfa and is in certain areas a major factor restricting production of clover seed

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“Clover seed chalcid.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 2 Aug. 2021.

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