lygus bug
noun Etymology: New Latin Lygus Date: 1936 any of various small sucking bugs (genus Lygus) including some pests of cultivated plants

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  • lygus bug — [lī′gəs] n. 〚ModL〛 any of a genus (Lygus, family Miridae) of hemipterous bugs, including many that damage plants * * * …   Universalium

  • lygus bug — [lī′gəs] n. [ModL] any of a genus (Lygus, family Miridae) of hemipterous bugs, including many that damage plants …   English World dictionary

  • lygus bug — noun vector of viral plant diseases • Hypernyms: ↑mirid bug, ↑mirid, ↑capsid • Hyponyms: ↑tarnished plant bug, ↑Lygus lineolaris • Member Holonyms: ↑Lygus, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Lygus — Taxobox name = Lygus image width = 250px image caption = Lygus pratensis regnum = Animalia phylum = Arthropoda classis = Insecta ordo = Hemiptera familia = Miridae genus = Lygus genus authority = Hahn, 1833 subdivision ranks = Species subdivision …   Wikipedia

  • Lygus lineolaris — noun widespread plant and fruit pest • Syn: ↑tarnished plant bug • Hypernyms: ↑lygus bug …   Useful english dictionary

  • Lygus — noun plant sucking bugs • Syn: ↑genus Lygus • Hypernyms: ↑arthropod genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Miridae, ↑family Miridae, ↑Capsidae, ↑family Capsidae …   Useful english dictionary

  • lygus — 1 lygus, i (3) RŽ, Sb, Užp, lygùs, ì adj. (3) DŽ, Pgr, lygus (1) K, Kl, Lš, Mrj, Gs, Rm, Srv 1. SD250, be įdubimų ir iškilimų, plynas: Lygus kap stalas Dkš. Ant lygios žemės KI326. Žiūrėk, koks ten lygus laukas Rs. Čia būs kur nors lygi vieta… …   Dictionary of the Lithuanian Language

  • lygus — 2 lygus (pr.) sm. BPII241, [K], Š teismas: Mūsų kalbos paminklai rodo, jog greta su tiesa „Gericht“ seniaus buvo ir antras žodis – lygus K.Būg. Prie kopijų, pristatomų į lygų, markių nereikia rš …   Dictionary of the Lithuanian Language

  • Lygus lineolaris — Plant Plant, n. [AS. plante, L. planta.] 1. A vegetable; an organized living being, generally without feeling and voluntary motion, and having, when complete, a root, stem, and leaves, though consisting sometimes only of a single leafy expansion …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • mirid bug — noun a variety of leaf bug • Syn: ↑mirid, ↑capsid • Hypernyms: ↑leaf bug, ↑plant bug • Hyponyms: ↑four lined plant bug, ↑four lined leaf bug, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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