Nuttall blister beetle

noun
Nut·​tall blister beetle | \ ˈnətˌȯl- \

Definition of Nuttall blister beetle

: a metallic green and copper-colored blister beetle (Lytta nuttallii) that feeds on bean and pea plants

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History and Etymology for Nuttall blister beetle

after Thomas Nuttall †1859 American botanist and ornithologist born in England

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“Nuttall blister beetle.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Nuttall%20blister%20beetle. Accessed 24 Jul. 2021.

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