Fuller rose beetle


Ful·​ler rose beetle
variants or Fuller's rose weevil
: a small broad-snouted grayish weevil (Pantomorus godmani) feeding on the leaves of numerous cultivated plants and being especially destructive to citrus and certain ornamentals

Word History


perhaps after Andrew S. Fuller †1896 American horticulturist

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“Fuller rose beetle.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Fuller%20rose%20beetle. Accessed 13 Apr. 2024.

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