red-banded leaf roller

noun

Definition of red-banded leaf roller

: a leaf roller that is the larva of a small grayish brown moth (Argyrotaenia velutinana) and that has become a serious orchard pest in the northeastern U.S.

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“Red-banded leaf roller.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/red-banded%20leaf%20roller. Accessed 6 Jul. 2022.

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