Mexican bean beetle


noun

a ladybird beetle, Epilachna varivestis, introduced into the U.S. from Mexico, that feeds on the foliage of the bean plant.

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Also called bean beetle.

Origin of Mexican bean beetle

First recorded in 1920–25
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