plant bug

Definitions of plant bug
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n small bright-colored insect that feeds on plant juices

Synonyms:
leaf bug
Types:
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capsid, mirid, mirid bug
a variety of leaf bug
lace bug
small bug having body and wings covered with a lacy network of raised lines
Poecilocapsus lineatus, four-lined leaf bug, four-lined plant bug
yellow or orange leaf bug with four black stripes down the back; widespread in central and eastern North America
lygus bug
vector of viral plant diseases
Type of:
bug, hemipteran, hemipteron, hemipterous insect
insects with sucking mouthparts and forewings thickened and leathery at the base; usually show incomplete metamorphosis

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