doryphora definition

  • noun:
    • A genus of plant-eating beetles, such as the potato beetle. See potato beetle.
    • In entomology A genus of beetles, of the family Chrysomelid√¶, closely allied to Chrysomela, but differing from it in the form of the last joint of the maxillary palpi, which is short, truncate, and not dilated.
    • A genus of Lepidoptera.
    • A genus of Polygastrica. Also Doryfera.

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