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zebra-caterpillar

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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The larva of Mamestra picta, a North American noctuid moth: so called from the longitudinal black and yellow stripes. It feeds on clover, peas, beans, cabbages, turnips, and various other cultivated plants. See cut on following page.

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