• Definition for "epilachna"
    • A genus of cryptotetramerous coleopterans, of the family…
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epilachna definition

  • noun:
    • A genus of cryptotetramerous coleopterans, of the family Coccinellidæ, or ladybirds, forming with a few others the group of phytophagous or vegetable-feeding Coccinellidæ, the rest of the family being insectivorous.
    • genus of ladybugs native to Mexico and Central America; both larvae and grownups feast upon flowers
    • A genus of cryptotetramerous coleopterans, regarding the family members Coccinellidæ, or ladybirds, forming with a few other individuals the group of phytophagous or vegetable-feeding Coccinellidæ, the rest of the family members becoming insectivorous.
    • genus of ladybugs indigenous to Mexico and Central The united states; both larvae and adults feast upon plants
    • A genus of cryptotetramerous coleopterans, associated with household Coccinellidæ, or ladybirds, developing with some other individuals the number of phytophagous or vegetable-feeding Coccinellidæ, other family being insectivorous.
    • A genus of cryptotetramerous coleopterans, of household Coccinellidæ, or ladybirds, creating with some other people the set of phytophagous or vegetable-feeding Coccinellidæ, other household being insectivorous.
    • genus of ladybugs indigenous to Mexico and Central America; both larvae and grownups feast upon plants
    • genus of ladybugs native to Mexico and Central America; both larvae and grownups feast upon flowers
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