serpentine leaf miner

noun

Definition of serpentine leaf miner

: a grub that is the larva of a small fly (Liriomyza brassicae) and that eats out slender white winding burrows in the leaves of cabbage and related plants

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“Serpentine leaf miner.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/serpentine%20leaf%20miner. Accessed 4 Dec. 2021.

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