Tree bug

(Zool.) any one of numerous species of hemipterous insects which live upon, and suck the sap of, trees and shrubs. They belong to Arma, Pentatoma, Rhaphigaster, and allied genera.

See also: Tree

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Celeste and Craig Welch got the fruit tree bug about 20 years ago, planted some trees and fell in love with them.
People go through a few stages when they get the tropical fruit tree bug," Celeste explains, "At first, when you realize just how many exotic and delicious fruits there are, you want to grow them all, After a while, and when you run out of space, you start focusing on a few of your favorites.
Orthoptera and tree bugs segments are expected to account for relatively high CAGRs of 8.