Definition of Skeletonizer

1. n. Any small moth whose larva eats the parenchyma of leaves, leaving the skeleton; as, the apple-leaf skeletonizer.



Definition of Skeletonizer

1. Noun. (zoology) Any moth whose larva eats the parenchyma of leaves, leaving the skeleton behind. ¹

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Definition of Skeletonizer

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Medical Definition of Skeletonizer

1. Any small moth whose larva eats the parenchyma of leaves, leaving the skeleton; as, the apple-leaf skeletonizer. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Skeletonizer

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Literary usage of Skeletonizer

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1. Manual of Fruit Insects by Mark Vernon Slingerland, Cyrus Richard Crosby (1914)
"The apple leaf-skeletonizer moth (X5). This leaf-skeletonizer is most common in the Mississippi Valley, where it is sometimes quite destructive in nurseries ..."

2. Injurious Insects: How to Recognize and Control Them by Walter Collins O'Kane (1912)
"Larva of the Grape-lent skeletonizer. Original. ... Fio. 396. — Adult of the Grape-leaf skeletonizer, enlarged to three times natural size. Original. ..."

3. Report of the Illinois State Entomologist Concerning Operations Under the by Illinois State Entomologist (1885)
"In this way a field can be gone over easily and rapidly and sprayed for the leaf roller, skeletonizer, and crumpler at comparatively little expense. ..."

4. Annual Report of the State Horticultural Society of Missouri by Missouri State Horticultural Society (1884)
"Then the Tortrix (or Leaf Roller), the Leaf skeletonizer, and a troublesome little insect, known to orchard- ists as the Embryo Apple-eater, follows it up ..."

5. Bulletin by Alabama Dept. of Archives and History, Thomas McAdory Owen (1918)
"6 Apple and thorn skeletonizer, dorsal or top view of a typical pale greenish ... 7 Apple and thorn skeletonizer, head and first two body segments of the ..."

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