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"cut worms" and "bill bugs"

German translation: cutworm = Raupe des Eulenfalters; bill bug = Kornwurm

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12:21 May 14, 2000
English to German translations [PRO]
English term or phrase: "cut worms" and "bill bugs"
In Miniland, 30 million beneficial nematodes have been released since the Park opened. These microscopic organisms eat destructive bugs like cut worms and bill bugs.
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German translation:cutworm = Raupe des Eulenfalters; bill bug = Kornwurm
Explanation:
The bot. name is Noctuidae (Tschibissowa et al., Wörterbuch Biologie, Verlag Harri Deutsch). Pons, Fachwörterbuch Landwirtschaft gives Eulenraupe or Erdraupe for cutworm: caterpillar of the turnip moth and the garden dart moth, which attached plantes such as turnips, swedes, and potatoes by eating their roots and stems. Billbug = Kornwurm or Wiebel (Gattung Sphenophorus). The xlation for billbug may be found in Langenscheidts Enzyklopäd. Wörterbuch (der grosse Muret-Sanders). HTH
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nacutworm = Raupe des Eulenfalters; bill bug = Kornwurm
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cutworm = Raupe des Eulenfalters; bill bug = Kornwurm


Explanation:
The bot. name is Noctuidae (Tschibissowa et al., Wörterbuch Biologie, Verlag Harri Deutsch). Pons, Fachwörterbuch Landwirtschaft gives Eulenraupe or Erdraupe for cutworm: caterpillar of the turnip moth and the garden dart moth, which attached plantes such as turnips, swedes, and potatoes by eating their roots and stems. Billbug = Kornwurm or Wiebel (Gattung Sphenophorus). The xlation for billbug may be found in Langenscheidts Enzyklopäd. Wörterbuch (der grosse Muret-Sanders). HTH

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