Epilachna

noun
Ep·​i·​lach·​na | \ ˌepəˈlaknə \

Definition of Epilachna

: a genus of ladybirds that feed on plants both as larvae and adults — see mexican bean beetle

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History and Etymology for Epilachna

New Latin, from epi- + -lachna (from Greek lachnē soft woolly hair)

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“Epilachna.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Epilachna. Accessed 22 Oct. 2021.

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