Definition of Gelechia gossypiella

1. Noun. Larvae of a gelechiid moth introduced from Asia; feeds on the seeds of cotton bolls.

Exact synonyms: Pink Bollworm
Group relationships: Family Gelechiidae, Gelechiidae
Generic synonyms: Bollworm



2. Noun. Small brown moth whose larvae bore into flowers and bolls of cotton.
Generic synonyms: Gelechiid, Gelechiid Moth
Group relationships: Gelechia, Genus Gelechia

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Gelechia Gossypiella

Geigel's reflex
Geiger
Geiger-Muller counter
Geiger-Muller tube
Geiger-Müller counter
Geiger counter
Geiger counters
Geiger tube
Geisel
Geissler tube
Geissler tubes
Geist
Gekkonidae
Gelderland
Gelechia
Gelechia gossypiella
Gelechiidae
Gelendzhik
Gelineau
Gelineau's syndrome
Gell-Mann
Gelle test
Gelnn Theodore Seaborg
Gelsemium sempervirens
Gelug
Gelugpa chanting
Gely
Gely's suture
Gem State

Literary usage of Gelechia gossypiella

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1. Report by Hawaii Agricultural Experiment Station, John Minton Westgate (1907)
"... gelechia gossypiella), which seems to be identical with the "pink-spotted boll worm'7 affecting cotton in India. ..."

2. Berichte über Land- und Forstwirtschaft in deutsch-ostafrika (1906)
"... (gelechia gossypiella SAUND.), wie er nun zum Unterschied vom vorigen genannt sein mag, hat sich kaum vermindert. Seine Gefährlichkeit ist auch in ..."

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