Leptinotarsa

noun Lep·ti·no·tar·sa \ ˌleptənōˈtärsə \

Definition of Leptinotarsa

:a genus of beetles of the family Chrysomelidae containing the Colorado potato beetle

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Origin and Etymology of leptinotarsa

New Latin, from lept- + -ino- (from -inus -ine) + -tarsa (from tarsus)


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