from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A genus of plant-eating beetles, including the potato beetle. See potato beetle.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In entomology A genus of beetles, of the family Chrysomelid√¶, closely allied to Chrysomela, but differing from it in the form of the last joint of the maxillary palpi, which is short, truncate, and not dilated.
  • n. A genus of Lepidoptera.
  • n. A genus of Polygastrica. Also Doryfera.


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