potato bug


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Related to potato bug: potato beetle, Roly poly bug
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Noun1.potato bug - black-and-yellow beetle that feeds in adult and larval stages on potato leavespotato bug - 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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Possible replies: pill bug, doodlebug, potato bug, roly poly, sow bug, twiddle bug, wood louse, millipede and centipede.
On the premiere episode, "Eat," Elijah Wood guest stars in a "Dancey Dance" segment teaching viewers a "puppet master" dance, and Mark Mothersbaugh shows viewers how to draw a potato bug in his "Mark's Magic Pictures" segment.
A POTATO bug that could wipe out the country's crop was found for the first time in the UK yesterday.
The baby alien turned out to be a Jerusalem cricket, otherwise known as a potato bug,'' he chuckles.
We fall back into the biological category of the potato bug which exterminated the potato, and thereby exterminated itself'.
And sometimes an angel runs up to him, taps him on the shoulder and shows him a potato bug she has just dug out of the dirt.