yellow-margined leaf-beetle

yellow-mar·​gined leaf-beetle

Definition of yellow-margined leaf-beetle

: a chrysomelid beetle (Microtheca ochroloma) that is destructive to crucifers especially in the southeastern U.S.

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History and Etymology for yellow-margined leaf-beetle

yellow entry 1 + margin + -ed

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“Yellow-margined leaf-beetle.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 Oct. 2021.

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