army cutworm :
- n larvae (of a noctuid moth) that travel in large groups and destroy grains and alfalfa in the midwestern states
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- The Surprising Meal Grizzlies Gorge on Before Hibernation
That’s right: The largest and most ferocious predator in North America eats fluttery little army cutworm moths (Euxoa auxiliaris). But nobody paid much attention until the mid-1980s, when a radio-collared grizzly bear wandered up to the steep rocky slopes and researchers started to wonder just what it was doing there. A couple of amateur naturalists were at the time spending half of every year ...
Nov. 16, 2013 - Takepart.com via Yahoo! News