rhopalid bug

[ roh-pal-id, roh-puh-lid ]
/ roʊˈpæl ɪd, ˈroʊ pə lɪd /

noun

any of various hemipterous insects of the family Rhopalidae that feed chiefly on grasses and occasionally on certain trees, as the box elder.
Also called grass bug, scentless plant bug.

Origin of rhopalid bug

<New Latin Rhopalidae family name, equivalent to Greek rhopal(on) club + New Latin -idae-id2
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