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Related to potato beetle: Roly poly bug
The Colorado potato beetle.
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(Animals) another name for the Colorado beetle
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|Noun||1.||potato 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
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