lodgepole needle miner

noun

Definition of lodgepole needle miner

: the larva of a very small gelechiid moth (Coleotechnites milleri) that mines in the leaves of lodgepole pine in western North America and sometimes causes extensive defoliation

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“Lodgepole needle miner.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/lodgepole%20needle%20miner. Accessed 28 Oct. 2021.

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