imported currantworm


Definition of imported currantworm

: 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.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 18 Sep. 2020.

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