corn flea beetle

noun

Definition of corn flea beetle

: a common flea beetle (Chaetocnema pulicaria) destructive to maize foliage in the eastern U.S.

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“Corn flea beetle.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/corn%20flea%20beetle. Accessed 25 Jun. 2022.

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