Definition of Plant bug

1. Noun. Small bright-colored insect that feeds on plant juices.

Exact synonyms: Leaf Bug
Generic synonyms: Bug, Hemipteran, Hemipteron, Hemipterous Insect
Specialized synonyms: Capsid, Mirid, Mirid Bug, Lace Bug



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Plant Bug

planoscopic eyepiece
planosol
planosols
planotopokinesia
planovalgus
plans
plans on
plant-cane
plant-canes
plant-eating
plant-eating(a)
plant RNase
plant antitoxin
plant bug (current term)
plant casein
plant closing
plant community
plant components
plant department
plant dermatitis
plant disease
plant epidermis
plant families and groups
plant family
plant fiber
plant fibre
plant food

Literary usage of Plant bug

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

1. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1919)
"PLANT-BUG, a bug of any of several families of Hemiptera, which obtain their food by sticking the ... Two well-known species are the box-elder plant-bug ..."

2. The Americana: A Universal Reference Library, Comprising the Arts and ...edited by Frederick Converse Beach, George Edwin Rines edited by Frederick Converse Beach, George Edwin Rines (1912)
"Plant Breeding. See BREEDING, PLANT. Plant-bug, a bug of any of several families of ... Two well-known species are the box-elder plant-bug ..."

3. The New International Encyclopædia by Daniel Colt Gilman, Harry Thurston Peck, Frank Moore Colby (1903)
"The squash-bug (qv) of vegetable gardens is a representative of this group, as also is the box-elder plant-bug (Lepto- coris trivittatus), a species which ..."

4. Manual of Fruit Insects by Mark Vernon Slingerland, Cyrus Richard Crosby (1914)
"FALSE TARNISHED PLANT-BUG Lygus invitus Say This close relative of the tarnished plant-bug has for many years caused considerable loss to the pear growers ..."

5. Report of the Secretary for Agriculture by United States Dept. of Agriculture (1876)
"43,) a carnivorous plant-bug of a brown color, with light-yellowish markings ... 47) is a very largo and powerful predatory plant-bug, of a black and orange ..."

6. Farm and Garden Rule-book: A Manual of Ready Rules and Reference with by Liberty Hyde Bailey (1911)
"... are just appearing above the surface. Treatment. — Bordeaux mixture applied liberally is the best remedy, — it drives them away. Four-striped Plant-bug ..."

7. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1919)
"PLANT-BUG, a bug of any of several families of Hemiptera, which obtain their food by sticking the ... Two well-known species are the box-elder plant-bug ..."

8. The Americana: A Universal Reference Library, Comprising the Arts and ...edited by Frederick Converse Beach, George Edwin Rines edited by Frederick Converse Beach, George Edwin Rines (1912)
"Plant Breeding. See BREEDING, PLANT. Plant-bug, a bug of any of several families of ... Two well-known species are the box-elder plant-bug ..."

9. The New International Encyclopædia by Daniel Colt Gilman, Harry Thurston Peck, Frank Moore Colby (1903)
"The squash-bug (qv) of vegetable gardens is a representative of this group, as also is the box-elder plant-bug (Lepto- coris trivittatus), a species which ..."

10. Manual of Fruit Insects by Mark Vernon Slingerland, Cyrus Richard Crosby (1914)
"FALSE TARNISHED PLANT-BUG Lygus invitus Say This close relative of the tarnished plant-bug has for many years caused considerable loss to the pear growers ..."

11. Report of the Secretary for Agriculture by United States Dept. of Agriculture (1876)
"43,) a carnivorous plant-bug of a brown color, with light-yellowish markings ... 47) is a very largo and powerful predatory plant-bug, of a black and orange ..."

12. Farm and Garden Rule-book: A Manual of Ready Rules and Reference with by Liberty Hyde Bailey (1911)
"... are just appearing above the surface. Treatment. — Bordeaux mixture applied liberally is the best remedy, — it drives them away. Four-striped Plant-bug ..."

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