What is another word for Loxostege Similalis?

3 synonyms found


[ lˈɒksəstˌɛd͡ʒ sˌɪmɪlˈɑːliz], [ lˈɒksəstˌɛd‍ʒ sˌɪmɪlˈɑːliz], [ l_ˈɒ_k_s_ə_s_t_ˌɛ_dʒ s_ˌɪ_m_ɪ_l_ˈɑː_l_i_z]

Loxostege Similalis is a scientific name for a species of moth. There are several synonyms for this moth species, including Chilo similalis, Chilo (Synclita) similalis, Loxostege togoensis, and Pyrausta similalis. These synonyms refer to various subspecies or variations of the same moth species found in different regions around the world. Loxostege Similalis is known for its distinct brown and white striped wings, and it can damage crops such as corn, cotton, and soybeans. Understanding the synonyms for this species is important for researchers, farmers, and entomologists who study and work with moths and their impact on agriculture.

Synonyms for Loxostege similalis:

How to use "Loxostege similalis" in context?

Loxostege Similalis is a moth of the family Geometridae. It is found in western North America, from British Columbia to California.

The wingspan is about 21 mm. The forewings are light brown, but shading to darker brown near the base. There are a few scattered dark reniform marks. The hindwings are darker brown than the forewings and shading more to black at apical third.

The larvae feed on Triticum species. They subdue the plants by feeding on the roots.

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