Definition of Potato tuberworm

1. Noun. Larva of potato moth; mines in leaves and stems of e.g. potatoes and tobacco.

Exact synonyms: Phthorimaea Operculella
Group relationships: Genus Phthorimaea, Phthorimaea
Generic synonyms: Caterpillar



Lexicographical Neighbors of Potato Tuberworm

potato murrain
potato nose
potato onion
potato pancake
potato peel
potato peelings
potato race
potato salad
potato salads
potato scab bacteria
potato skin
potato starch
potato starches
potato tree
potato tuber moth
potato tuberworm (current term)
potato vine
potato wart
potato wart fungus
potato worm
potato yellow-dwarf virus
potato yellow dwarf
potatobug
potatobugs
potatoe
potatoes
potatoey
potatolike
potatory
potatos

Literary usage of Potato tuberworm

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Biological Control of Insects and Mites: An Introduction to Beneficial by Daniel L. Mahr, Nino M. Ridgway (1993)
"... Colorado potato beetle diamondback moth imported cabbageworm Mexican bean beetle potato tuberworm spinach leafminer spotted asparagus beetle FRUIT CROPS ..."

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