elm leaf beetle


elm leaf beetle

noun

Definition of ELM LEAF BEETLE

:  a small yellow to greenish black-striped Old World chrysomelid beetle (Pyrrhalta luteola) that in the larval and adult stage is a leaf-eating pest of elms in eastern North America

First Known Use of ELM LEAF BEETLE

1881

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