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asparagus beetle

either of two leaf beetles of the genus Crioceris that feed on the asparagus plant in both the larval and adult stages.
1805-15 Unabridged
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asparagus beetle

any member of two genera that are important pests of the leaf beetle family, Chrysomelidae (order Coleoptera). The adult beetles are red, yellow, and black in colour, and about 7 mm (almost 0.3 inch) long. They feed on and deposit oval black eggs on young asparagus plants.

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