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  1. army cutworm, Chorizagrotis auxiliarisnoun

    larvae (of a noctuid moth) that travel in large groups and destroy grains and alfalfa in the midwestern states

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  1. army cutworm

    The army cutworm, also known as Euxoa auxiliaris, is a species of moth that is native to North America. The larva of the army cutworm moth is considered a serious pest in agriculture for crops such as wheat, alfalfa, and various vegetables. The term 'army' refers to their habit of moving in large groups, 'marching' across fields and damaging crops. The adult moths, also known as miller moths, are relatively harmless and are known for their migration over the Rocky Mountains in spring.

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  1. Army cutworm

    The army cutworm is a species of moth. Its nickname "miller moth" comes from the fine scales on its wings that rub off easily and remind people of the dusty flour that covers the clothing of a miller. Its caterpillars are pests of oat and common wheat. The miller moth is a seasonal nuisance in the spring in states including Colorado, New Mexico and Kansas, as they hatch in the low-lying farmlands, then migrate to higher elevations for the summer. They return as the weather cools but in smaller numbers. They are considered nearly impossible to control through normal pest extermination techniques because a new batch shows up every day as they migrate. With their very small bodies, they enter homes in the evening through any available crack or crevice and residents in migration paths report dozens of moths per day entering their homes and garages. However, other than being a nuisance, they are not considered harmful.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of army cutworm in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of army cutworm in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

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