poplar and willow borer

noun

: a grub that is the larva of a European weevil (Sternochetus lapathi) now established in many parts of the U.S. and that bores in stems especially of various poplars and willows

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“Poplar and willow borer.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/poplar%20and%20willow%20borer. Accessed 24 Jul. 2024.

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