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jumping plant louse Line breaks: jump|ing plant louse

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Definition of jumping plant louse in English:

noun

A minute hopping bug with wings, resembling a miniature cicada. Many kinds are pests of cultivated plants.
  • Family Psyllidae, suborder Homoptera
Example sentences
  • Yet those little bumps are indeed insects, related to aphids, whiteflies, and jumping plant lice.

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