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Noun: Colorado potato beetle
  1. Black-and-yellow beetle that feeds in adult and larval stages on potato leaves; originally of eastern Rocky Mountains; now worldwide
    - Colorado beetle, potato bug, potato beetle, Leptinotarsa decemlineata

Derived forms: Colorado potato beetles

Type of: chrysomelid, leaf beetle

Part of: genus Leptinotarsa, Leptinotarsa

Encyclopedia: Colorado potato beetle