potato flea beetle

noun

Definition of potato flea beetle

: a small oval shining black flea beetle (Epitrix cucumeris) that injures the leaves of various plants

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“Potato flea beetle.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/potato%20flea%20beetle. Accessed 21 May. 2022.

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