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Definition of Squash bug

Squash bug
Squash Squash, n. [Massachusetts Indian asq, pl. asquash, raw, green, immaturate, applied to fruit and vegetables which were used when green, or without cooking; askutasquash vine apple.] (Bot.) A plant and its fruit of the genus Cucurbita, or gourd kind. Note: The species are much confused. The long-neck squash is called Cucurbita verrucosa, the Barbary or China squash, C. moschata, and the great winter squash, C. maxima, but the distinctions are not clear. Squash beetle (Zo["o]l.), a small American beetle (Diabrotica, or Galeruca vittata) which is often abundant and very injurious to the leaves of squash, cucumber, etc. It is striped with yellow and black. The name is applied also to other allied species. Squash bug (Zo["o]l.), a large black American hemipterous insect (Coreus, or Anasa, tristis) injurious to squash vines.

Meaning of Squash bug from wikipedia

- can emit an unpleasant odor when disturbed. It is commonly known as the squash bug but shares this name with certain other species. The adult Anasa tristis...
- status of species such as Anasa tristis on squash plants and other cucurbits gave rise to the name squash bugs. The Coreidae are called twig-wilters or...
- leaf-footed bug in the Coreinae subfamily. The nine described species within this genus are: A. andresii A. armigera (Horned Squash Bug) A. bellator...
- scentless plant bug belonging to the family Rhopalidae, subfamily Rhopalinae. It is commonly called the cinnamon bug or black and red squash bug. Corizus hyoscyami...
- Unexpected Bug (1975 film), directed by Jeannot Szwarc Bug (2002 film), a comedy-drama about a chain of events begun by a boy squashing a bug Bug (2006 film)...
- winter squashes, but unlike most other summer squash. It is more tolerant to some common summer squash pests, including squash vine borer, squash bugs, and...
- the similarly coloured though unrelated Corizus hyoscyami (cinnamon bug, squash bug) (see comparison). Pyrrhocoris apterus is distributed throughout the...
- howardi), squash bug (Anasa tristis), the squash vine borer (Melittia cucurbitae), and the two-spotted spidermite (Tetranychus urticae). The squash bug causes...
- Bugs may refer to: Bug (disambiguation)#Biology, colloquially, various organisms, including Insects Heteroptera or "true bugs" Bugs Bunny, an character...
- Reduviidae are a large cosmopolitan family of the order Hemiptera (true bugs). They can be perceived as slightly unusual,[citation needed] but they are...
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