lygus

noun

ly·​gus
ˈlīgəs
1
capitalized : a large genus of small plant-sucking mirid bugs some of which are vectors of virus diseases of plants
2
plural lygus : lygus bug

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“Lygus.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/lygus. Accessed 13 Jul. 2024.

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