willow leaf beetle

noun

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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