Colorado beetle


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Colorado beetle

n
(Animals) a black-and-yellow beetle, Leptinotarsa decemlineata, that is a serious pest of potatoes, feeding on the leaves: family Chrysomelidae. Also called: potato beetle

Col′orad′o bee′tle


n.
a black and yellow leaf beetle, Leptinotarsa decemlineata, orig. from the Colorado region, that is a common pest of potato plants. Also called Colorad′o pota′to bee`tle, potatobug.
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Noun1.Colorado beetle - black-and-yellow beetle that feeds in adult and larval stages on potato leavesColorado 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
Translations
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Colorado beetle

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Colorado beetle

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General green leaf volatiles in the olfactory orientation of the Colorado beetle, Leptinotarsa decemlineata.

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