Definition of Lygus
1. Noun. Plant-sucking bugs.
Generic synonyms: Arthropod Genus
Group relationships: Capsidae, Family Capsidae, Family Miridae, Miridae
Member holonyms: Lygus Bug
Lexicographical Neighbors of Lygus
Literary usage of Lygus
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
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, ..."