Blissus
Blissus Blissus n. a genus comprising the chinch bugs. See {chinch}, 2.

Syn: genus {Blissus}. [WordNet 1.5]


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  • blissus — ● blissus nom masculin Nom scientifique du chinch bug, punaise qui ravage les cultures de céréales aux États Unis …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Blissus — noun chinch bugs • Syn: ↑genus Blissus • Hypernyms: ↑arthropod genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Lygaeidae, ↑family Lygaeidae • Member Meronyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Blissus leucopterus — Taxobox name = Blissus leucopterus regnum = Animalia phylum = Arthropoda classis = Insecta ordo = Hemiptera familia = Lygaeidae genus = Blissus species = B. leucopterus binomial = Blissus leucopterus binomial authority = Say, 1832 Blissus… …   Wikipedia

  • Blissus leucopterus — noun small black and white insect that feeds on cereal grasses • Syn: ↑chinch bug • Hypernyms: ↑lygaeid, ↑lygaeid bug • Member Holonyms: ↑Blissus, ↑genus Blissus …   Useful english dictionary

  • Blissus leucopterus — Chinch Chinch, n. [Cf. Sp. chinche, fr. L. {cimex}.] 1. (Zo[ o]l.) The bedbug ({Cimex lectularius}). [1913 Webster] 2. (Zo[ o]l.) A bug ({Blissus leucopterus}), which, in the United States, is very destructive to grass, wheat, and other grains;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • genus Blissus — noun chinch bugs • Syn: ↑Blissus • Hypernyms: ↑arthropod genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Lygaeidae, ↑family Lygaeidae • Member Meronyms: ↑chinch b …   Useful english dictionary

  • chinch bug — noun small black and white insect that feeds on cereal grasses • Syn: ↑Blissus leucopterus • Hypernyms: ↑lygaeid, ↑lygaeid bug • Member Holonyms: ↑Blissus, ↑genus Blissus * * * …   Useful english dictionary

  • Chinch bug — The term chinch bug can refer to a few different North American insects: Blissus insularis – the southern chinch bug Blissus leucopterus – the true chinch bug Nysius raphanus – the false chinch bug All three species are in the order Hemiptera,… …   Wikipedia

  • chinch bug — a small lygaeid bug, Blissus leucopterus, that feeds on corn, wheat, and other grains. [1775 85, Amer.] * * * ▪ insect  (Blissus leucopterus), important grain and corn pest belonging to the insect family Lygaeidae (order Heteroptera). Though a… …   Universalium

  • λυγαιίδες — (lygaeidae). Οικογένεια ετεροπτέρων εντόμων. Τρέφονται από διάφορα είδη φυτών και ιδιαίτερα με φυτά της οικογένειας των ασκληπιαδιδών. Η εκτροφή των λ. είναι εύκολη μέσα σε μικρές λεκάνες και γι’ αυτό οι επιστήμονες συχνά χρησιμοποιούν τα έντομα… …   Dictionary of Greek

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