squash ladybird

noun
variants: or squash ladybug

Definition of squash ladybird

: a ladybird (Epilachna borealis) that feeds both as larva and imago on the squash, pumpkin, melon, and cucumber

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“Squash ladybird.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/squash%20ladybird. Accessed 5 Mar. 2021.

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