willow leaf beetle


Definition of willow leaf beetle

: any of various often destructive cerambycoid beetles that feed especially on the leaves of willows: such as
a(1) : a beetle (Lina scripta) that often defoliates and kills willows and poplars
(2) : a beetle (Pyrrhalta decora) of similar habits
b : a beetle (Phyllodecta vitellinae)

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“Willow leaf beetle.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/willow%20leaf%20beetle. Accessed 21 Jan. 2022.

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