pine colaspis

pine co·​las·​pis | \-kəˈlaspə̇s\

Definition of pine colaspis 

: a chrysomelid beetle (Colaspis pini) having larvae that feed on pine needles in the southern U.S.

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History and Etymology for pine colaspis

pine entry 3 + New Latin Colaspis (genus name of Colaspis pini)

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