wheat stem sawfly

noun

Definition of wheat stem sawfly

1 : a North American sawfly (Cephus cinctus) having larvae that bore in the stems of wheat and other small grains causing great loss of crop
2 : european wheat stem sawfly

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“Wheat stem sawfly.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/wheat%20stem%20sawfly. Accessed 17 Sep. 2021.

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