Colorado beetle

Definition of Colorado beetle

Col`o`ra´do bee´tle
1.(Zool.) A yellowish beetle (Doryphora decemlineata), with ten longitudinal, black, dorsal stripes. It has migrated eastwards from its original habitat in Colorado, and is very destructive to the potato plant; - called also potato beetle and potato bug. See Potato beetle.

Related Words

chrysomelid, Colorado potato beetle, genus Leptinotarsa, leaf beetle, Leptinotarsa, Leptinotarsa decemlineata, potato beetle, potato bug
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