A leaf beetle with metallic gold coloration.
- Several species in the family Chrysomelidae, in particular Metriona bicolor
More example sentences
- They are sometimes called gold beetles because of the metallic sheen produced by their carapace.
- Relatives of the tropical gold beetles, such as the green and silver-striped scarab known as Plusiotis gloriosa, are found here in North America.
- A couple of those Rivenese gold beetles ought to tell for sure.
Definition of gold beetle in:
- The US English dictionary