Definition of Lygus bug

1. Noun. Vector of viral plant diseases.

Generic synonyms: Capsid, Mirid, Mirid Bug
Group relationships: Genus Lygus, Lygus
Specialized synonyms: Lygus Lineolaris, Tarnished Plant Bug



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Lygus Bug

lyeges
lyencephala
lyencephalous
lyerman
lyes
lyeth
lyfe
lyfull
lygaeid
lygaeid bug
lyghte
lyghtes
lygodium
lygophilia
lygophobia
lygus bug (current term)
lying
lying(a)
lying-in
lying down
lying in wait
lying panel
lying under oath
lyingly
lyings
lyings-in
lyke
lykes
lyketh
lykewake

Literary usage of Lygus bug

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1. Lost Crops of Africa: Volume Ii: Vegetables by National Research Council (U. S.) (2006)
"lygus bug (Lygus Hesperus) attacks the young floral buds and developing pods of blackeye cowpeas so if potentially a severe problem on long bean as well. ..."

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