Definition of Genus blissus

1. Noun. Chinch bugs.

Exact synonyms: Blissus
Generic synonyms: Arthropod Genus
Group relationships: Family Lygaeidae, Lygaeidae
Member holonyms: Blissus Leucopterus, Chinch Bug

Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Blissus

genus Bison
genus Bitis
genus Blaberus
genus Blandfordia
genus Blarina
genus Blastocladia
genus Blastomyces
genus Blatta
genus Blattella
genus Blechnum
genus Blennius
genus Blephilia
genus Bletia
genus Bletilla
genus Blighia
genus Blissus
genus Bloomeria
genus Bocconia
genus Boehmeria
genus Bolbitis
genus Boletellus
genus Boletus
genus Boltonia
genus Bomarea
genus Bombax
genus Bombina
genus Bombus
genus Bombyx
genus Bonasa
genus Borago

Literary usage of Genus blissus

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Journal of the New York Entomological Society by New York Entomological Society (1908)
"genus blissus Klug. White Plains, July 25, 28 and 31. Aug. 3 and 30 ; Sept. 19. This was swept from low grasses in a lawn and in a meadow. ..."

2. The Book of Wheat: An Economic History and Practical Manual of the Wheat by Peter Tracy Dondlinger (1908)
"The genus Blissus is widely distributed over the Old World. It is a gregarious CHINCH BUG: VARIOUS STAGES PROM EGG TO ADULT ENLARGED pest, ..."

3. An American Glossary by Richard Hopwood Thornton (1912)
"The word is now used to designate a wheat destroying insect of the genus Blissus. (Later quotations.) 1705 Chinches are a sort of flat Bug, which lurks in ..."

4. Recollections of a Missionary in the Great West by Cyrus Townsend Brady (1900)
"The vicious little insect, which the Century Dictionary calls a "certain fetid American hemipterous insect of the genus Blissus," is a little bug about an ..."

5. Report of the Illinois State Entomologist Concerning Operations Under the by Illinois State Entomologist (1890)
""Now referred to Burmeister's genus Blissus." SAUNDERS, WM. — Annual Address of the President of the Entomological Society of Ontario. ..."

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