larch sawfly

noun

Definition of larch sawfly

: a very destructive red-and-black sawfly (Pristiphora erichsonii) of North America and Europe whose whitish larva often defoliates the larch

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“Larch sawfly.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/larch%20sawfly. Accessed 27 Oct. 2021.

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