potato beetle


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potato beetle

n.
The Colorado potato beetle.

potato beetle

n
(Animals) another name for the Colorado beetle
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Noun1.potato beetle - black-and-yellow beetle that feeds in adult and larval stages on potato leavespotato beetle - black-and-yellow beetle that feeds in adult and larval stages on potato leaves; originally of eastern Rocky Mountains; now worldwide
chrysomelid, leaf beetle - brightly colored beetle that feeds on plant leaves; larvae infest roots and stems
genus Leptinotarsa, Leptinotarsa - Colorado potato beetles
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