Definition of asparagus beetle in English:

asparagus beetle

Syllabification: as·par·a·gus bee·tle


  • A small, boldly marked leaf beetle whose adults and larvae feed on the leaves of asparagus.
    • Crioceris asparagi, family Chrysomelidae
    More example sentences
    • Spotted asparagus beetle larvae feed mainly on the berries of the female plants.
    • The adult spotted asparagus beetles emerge at least a week later than the plain asparagus beetle.
    • There are two kinds of asparagus beetle - asparagus beetle and spotted asparagus beetle.

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