Definition of stilt bug in English:

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stilt bug

noun

A plant bug with very long slender legs.
Example sentences
  • It is a valuable addition because it features rare examples such as a stilt bug, found in the 1970s, which had only previously been found in the south.
  • He found this predatory stilt bug at the Bernice Bishop Museum in Honolulu, Hawaii, among specimens that had been collected by scientists during a faunal survey of Southeast Asia.
  • A diverse group of insects known as stilt bugs are both friend and foe to our agricultural crops.

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