Crioceris

noun

Cri·​oc·​er·​is
krīˈäsərə̇s
: a large cosmopolitan genus of beetles (family Chrysomelidae) including the asparagus beetle

Word History

Etymology

New Latin, from Greek krios ram + New Latin -ceris (alteration of -ceras)

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“Crioceris.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Crioceris. Accessed 13 Jul. 2024.

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