spotted cucumber beetle


spotted cucumber beetle

noun

Definition of SPOTTED CUCUMBER BEETLE

:  a rather slender greenish-yellow beetle (Diabrotica undecimpunctata howardi) that feeds as an adult on various ornamental and crop plants and is a vector of wilt disease especially of cucumbers and melons

First Known Use of SPOTTED CUCUMBER BEETLE

1923

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