- any beetle of the family Chrysomelidae, comprising the leaf beetles.
- belonging or pertaining to the family Chrysomelidae.
Origin of chrysomelid
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He may, however, refer to some species of the Gold-beetles—Chrysomelid, next mentioned.
The Chrysomelid are other phytophagous insects, dressed in the brightest colours, having short and thick-set bodies.The Insect World
These cushions are particularly conspicuous in the beautiful tribe of plant-beetles (Chrysomelid).An Introduction to Entomology: Vol. II (of 4)