lygus bug

noun
ly·gus bug | \ˈlī-gəs- \

Definition of lygus bug 

: any of various small sucking bugs (genus Lygus) including some pests of cultivated plants

First Known Use of lygus bug

1936, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for lygus bug

New Latin Lygus

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