Examples from the Web for wireworm
The insects in the larval or wireworm stage attack the roots of plants, eating them away below the ground.
The wireworm and slugs are both very fond of Pinks and Carnations.
One day I encountered a sand-wasp which had just stung a wireworm and was dragging it over the ground.In the Open|Stanton Davis Kirkham
Kainit is said to keep off wireworm, and is recommended in the United States as a preventive against this pest.The Book of Pears and Plums|Edward Bartrum
Wireworm is the most persistent and destructive of all the ground vermin.