Chrysolina

noun
Chry·sol·i·na | \ krə̇ˈsälənə \

Definition of Chrysolina 

: a genus of small leaf-eating beetles (family Chrysomelidae) that have been extensively used in biological control of Klamath weed and other species of Hypericum

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History and Etymology for Chrysolina

New Latin, modification of Greek chrysolinon gold thread, from chrys- + linon cord, thread, flax

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