rose bug


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Related to rose bug: rose chafer, rose beetle

rose bug

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Noun1.rose bug - common North American beetle: larvae feed on roots and adults on leaves and flowers of e.g. rose bushes or apple trees or grape vinesrose bug - common North American beetle: larvae feed on roots and adults on leaves and flowers of e.g. rose bushes or apple trees or grape vines
melolonthid beetle - any of various beetles of the family (or subfamily) Melolonthidae
genus Macrodactylus, Macrodactylus - a genus of Melolonthidae
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One of Walter's daughters inherited the "rose bug" from her father and currently she is repeating the process of growing open pollinated seedlings, this time of the RR series.