imported currantworm

noun

: a larval sawfly (Nematus ribesii) that is native to Europe but now widespread in North America and that is very destructive to the foliage of currants, gooseberries, and related plants

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“Imported currantworm.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/imported%20currantworm. Accessed 22 Jun. 2024.

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