Definition of Lygus

1. Noun. Plant-sucking bugs.

Exact synonyms: Genus Lygus
Generic synonyms: Arthropod Genus
Group relationships: Capsidae, Family Capsidae, Family Miridae, Miridae
Member holonyms: Lygus Bug



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Lygus

Lycras
Lydd
Lydia
Lydia Kamekeha Paki Liliuokalani
Lydian
Lydian mode
Lydians
Lyell
Lyell's disease
Lyell's syndrome
Lygaeidae
Lyginopteridales
Lyginopteris
Lygodium microphyllum
Lygodium palmatum
Lygus
Lygus lineolaris
Lyly
Lyman's law
Lyman Frank Brown
Lymantria
Lymantria dispar
Lymantriidae
Lyme
Lyme borreliosis
Lyme disease
Lyme diseases
Lyme neuroborreliosis
Lymeswold
Lyn

Literary usage of Lygus

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1. The Review of Applied Entomology by Commonwealth Institute of Entomology, Imperial Bureau of Entomology (1916)
"... Stal, lygus pratensis, L., Macrosiphum sp. The following Lepidoptera visit sunflowers in the Transvaal :— Phytometra ..."

2. Report of the Illinois State Entomologist Concerning Operations Under the by Illinois State Entomologist (1905)
"lygus pratensis Linn. This is a very active, rather fragile looking, soft-winged bug (Fig. 105), about a fourth of an inch -long and half as wide, ..."

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