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Noun1.Leptinotarsa - Colorado potato beetlesLeptinotarsa - Colorado potato beetles    
arthropod genus - a genus of arthropods
Colorado beetle, Colorado potato beetle, Leptinotarsa decemlineata, potato beetle, potato bug - black-and-yellow beetle that feeds in adult and larval stages on potato leaves; originally of eastern Rocky Mountains; now worldwide
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This has been demonstrated by transferring proteinase inhibitor oryzacystatin II (OCII) from rice to tobacco, which enhances tobacco resistance to the Colorado potato beetle, Leptinotarsa decemlineata (Say) (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae) (Cingel et al.
20] Highlighted this phenomenon by showing that the consumption of potato leaves Solanum tuberosum by the larvae of the Colorado potato beetle Leptinotarsa decemlineata induces a rapid accumulation of protease inhibitors in the leaf of the plant.
Protein hydrolysis by Colorado potato beetle, leptinotarsa decemlineata, digestive proteases: the catalytic role of cathepsin D.
2011), and has shown activity against the crop pests Myzus persicae (Sulz) and Leptinotarsa decemlineata Say (Chowanski et al.
Leptinotarsin has been obtained from the infected Colorado potato beetle, Leptinotarsa decemlineata (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae) and has homology to juvenile hormone esterase which is a regulatory protein present mainly in insect immature.
Enhanced GST activity has also been shown to be associated with insecticide resistance in Leptinotarsa decemlineata and T.
Invasive species, for example: potato blight Phytophtora infestans, grape phylloxera Viteus vitifoliae, Colorado beetle Leptinotarsa decemlineata.
2002) (S)-3,7-Dimethyl-2-oxo-6-octene-1,3-diol: an aggregation pheromone of the Colorado potato beetle, Leptinotarsa decemlineata (Say).
1999) indicated that the Colorado Potato Beetle Leptinotarsa decemlineata (Chrysomelidae) responds to high concentrations of fire-generated volatile compounds by exhibiting 'escape behaviour.
Dynamics in the spatial structure of Leptinotarsa decemlineata (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae).
Acute and sublethal toxicity of novaluron, a novel chitin synthesis inhibitor, to Leptinotarsa decemlineata (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae).