flea beetle definition

  • noun:
    • some of various little beetles of this subfamily Alticinae which have hind feet modified for bouncing and feed on the vegetation of certain plants.
    • Any of the little jumping beetles of leaf beetle household.
    • any one of numerous little beetles of subfamily Alticinae which have hind feet modified for bouncing and feast upon the foliage of certain flowers.
    • Any of the little bouncing beetles for the leaf beetle family members.
    • Any of different little beetles of this subfamily Alticinae which have hind feet modified for jumping and feast upon the vegetation of specific flowers.
    • any one of various tiny beetles of the subfamily Alticinae which have hind legs adapted for jumping and prey on the vegetation of specific plants.
    • some of the small bouncing beetles regarding the leaf beetle family members.
    • Any of the small bouncing beetles of this leaf beetle household.
    • any one of various small beetles associated with the subfamily Alticinae which have hind legs adapted for jumping and feed on the foliage of specific plants.
    • Any of the little jumping beetles of this leaf beetle family.

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