Definition of Lygaeid bug
1. Noun. A true bug: usually bright-colored; pest of cultivated crops and some fruit trees.
Generic synonyms: Bug, Hemipteran, Hemipteron, Hemipterous Insect
Group relationships: Family Lygaeidae, Lygaeidae
Specialized synonyms: Blissus Leucopterus, Chinch Bug
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Literary usage of Lygaeid bug
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1. 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, ..."
2. A Sketch of the Natural History of the District of Columbia Together with an by Waldo Lee McAtee (1918)
"... for their collectors—cannot be overlooked, for new families are not discovered every day. Among other insects worthy of mention are the lygaeid bug, ..."
3. 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, ..."