genus Dysdercus


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Noun1.genus Dysdercus - a genus of slender long-legged bugs that feed on the developing seeds of cotton and stain itgenus Dysdercus - a genus of slender long-legged bugs that feed on the developing seeds of cotton and stain it
arthropod genus - a genus of arthropods
cotton stainer - a true bug: bug that damages and stains the lint of developing cotton
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A revision of the genus Dysdercus Boisduval (Hemiptera: Pyrrhocoridae), excluding the American species.
Both nymphs and adults of the genus Dysdercus have strong proboscis, a needle like stylet meant for piercing and sucking of plant sap (Elzinga, 1997; Wilson et al., 2004; Shah, 2014).