colorado beetle definition

  • others:
    • A yellowish beetle (Doryphora decemlineata), with ten longitudinal, black, dorsal stripes. It's migrated eastwards from its original habitat in Colorado, and is really destructive into potato plant; -- called additionally potato beetle and potato bug. See potato beetle.
    • See beetle.
    • A yellowish beetle (Doryphora decemlineata), with ten longitudinal, black, dorsal stripes. It offers migrated eastwards from the original habitat in Colorado, and it is extremely destructive to the potato plant; -- labeled as also potato beetle and potato bug. See potato beetle.
    • See beetle.
  • noun:
    • black-and-yellow beetle that feeds in person and larval stages on potato leaves; originally of eastern Rocky Mountains; today global
    • black-and-yellow beetle that feeds in adult and larval phases on potato leaves; initially of east Rocky Mountains; today global

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