Definition of Lygaeid

1. Noun. A true bug: usually bright-colored; pest of cultivated crops and some fruit trees.

Exact synonyms: Lygaeid Bug
Generic synonyms: Bug, Hemipteran, Hemipteron, Hemipterous Insect
Group relationships: Family Lygaeidae, Lygaeidae
Specialized synonyms: Blissus Leucopterus, Chinch Bug



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Lygaeid

lycées
lyddite
lyddites
lydine
lye
lye hominy
lyege
lyeges
lyencephala
lyencephalous
lyerman
lyes
lyeth
lyfe
lyfull
lygaeid (current term)
lygaeid bug
lyghte
lyghtes
lygodium
lygophilia
lygophobia
lygus bug
lying
lying(a)
lying-in
lying down
lying in wait
lying panel
lying under oath

Literary usage of Lygaeid

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1. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1910)
"That type was first based on the single case of Nezara hilaris, but I afterwards added to it the lygaeid species Oncopeltus fasciatus on the strength of ..."

2. The Canadian Entomologist by Entomological Society of Canada (1951- ), Entomological Society of Ontario (1885)
"Numbers taken on thistles and in much the same places as the preceding. NO; B. la F. lygaeid/E. ..."

3. The Review of Applied Entomology by Commonwealth Institute of Entomology, Imperial Bureau of Entomology (1916)
"... L., and P. quinquemaculata, Haw., showed a similar liking for potato and tomato. Experiments with the lygaeid bug, ..."

4. Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington by Entomological Society of Washington (1902)
"—Mr. Heidemann exhibited some seed pods of the sycamore upon which were eggs of the lygaeid bug, ..."

5. Entomological News and Proceedings of the Entomological Section of the by Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia Entomological Section (1912)
"... I got a bug which at once struck me as unfamiliar, and which at first glance was taken for a species of Nysius, a lygaeid. ..."

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