Spodoptera exigua

Definitions of Spodoptera exigua
  1. noun
    moth whose larvae are beet armyworms
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    type of:
    noctuid, noctuid moth, owlet moth
    usually dull-colored medium-sized nocturnal moth; the usually smooth-bodied larvae are destructive agricultural pests
  2. noun
    moth larva that eats foliage of beets and other vegetables
    synonyms: beet armyworm
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    type of:
    a wormlike and often brightly colored and hairy or spiny larva of a butterfly or moth
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