cereal leaf beetle

  1. an Old World leaf beetle, Oulema melanopus, introduced into North America in 1962: a serious pest of small grains, especially oats and cereal grasses.

Origin of cereal leaf beetle

First recorded in 1960–65

Words Nearby cereal leaf beetle

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