Definition of Blissus

1. Noun. Chinch bugs.

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



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Blissus

Blessed Virgin
Bletia striata
Bletilla
Bletilla striata
Bleulerian
Blida
Bligh
Blighia
Blighia sapida
Blighty
Blimp
Blimps
Blind Freddy
Bliss
Blissenbach
Blissus (current term)
Blissus leucopterus
Blissymbols
Blitz
Blitzstein
Blixen
Bloc
Bloc Quebecois
Blocadren
Bloch
Bloch's reaction
Bloch-Sulzberger disease
Bloch-Sulzberger syndrome
Blochian
Blocq's disease

Literary usage of Blissus

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1. The Insect Book: A Popular Account of the Bees, Wasps, Ants, Grasshoppers by Leland Ossian Howard (1905)
"Life History of the Chinch-Bug (Blissus leucopterus The chinch-bug is a small, dark colored insect with white wings. It is only 3 mm. long and is rather ..."

2. The Entomologist; an Illustrated Journal of General Entomology by Edward Newman, Royal Entomological Society of London (1898)
"... a blind cave-beetle ; and Blissus leucopterus, the chinch- bug, all from the United States of North America; and contributed notes. ..."

3. Report of the Illinois State Entomologist Concerning Operations Under the by Illinois State Entomologist (1905)
"Blissus leucopterus Say. (Plate I.) This notorious insect, one of the very worst enemies of American agriculture, is, on the whole, the most destructive to ..."

4. Bibliography of the More Important Contributions to American Economic Entomology by United States Bureau of Entomology, Nathan Banks, Samuel Henshaw (1895)
"Ravages of and preventives against Blissus leucopterus. 48. ... Remedies for attacks of Blissus leucopterus; ravages of and means against ..."

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