genus Anasa

noun
squash bugs
Syn: ↑Anasa
Hypernyms: ↑arthropod genus
Member Holonyms: ↑Coreidae, ↑family Coreidae
Member Meronyms: ↑squash bug, ↑Anasa tristis

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  • Anasa — n. 1. 1 a genus comprising the squash bugs. Syn: genus {Anasa}. [WordNet 1.5] || …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Anasa tristis — Nymphs on a squash plant Scientific classification Kingdom: Animalia …   Wikipedia

  • Anasa — noun squash bugs • Syn: ↑genus Anasa • Hypernyms: ↑arthropod genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Coreidae, ↑family Coreidae • Member Meronyms: ↑squ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Anasa tristis — noun large black American bug that sucks sap of vines of the gourd family • Syn: ↑squash bug • Hypernyms: ↑coreid bug, ↑coreid • Member Holonyms: ↑Anasa, ↑genus Anasa …   Useful english dictionary

  • Anasa tristis — Squash Squash, n. [Massachusetts Indian asq, pl. asquash, raw, green, immature, 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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • arthropod genus — noun a genus of arthropods • Hypernyms: ↑genus • Hyponyms: ↑Phalangium, ↑genus Phalangium, ↑Chelifer, ↑genus Chelifer, ↑Mastigoproctus, ↑genus Mastigoproctus, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • squash bug — noun large black American bug that sucks sap of vines of the gourd family • Syn: ↑Anasa tristis • Hypernyms: ↑coreid bug, ↑coreid • Member Holonyms: ↑Anasa, ↑genus Anasa * * * n …   Useful english dictionary

  • Coreidae — noun squash bugs and leaf footed bugs • Syn: ↑family Coreidae • Hypernyms: ↑arthropod family • Member Holonyms: ↑Hemiptera, ↑order Hemiptera • Member Meronyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • family Coreidae — noun squash bugs and leaf footed bugs • Syn: ↑Coreidae • Hypernyms: ↑arthropod family • Member Holonyms: ↑Hemiptera, ↑order Hemiptera • Member Meronyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • heteropteran — ▪ insect order Introduction   any member of the insect order Heteroptera, which comprises the so called true bugs. (Some authorities use the name Hemiptera; others consider both the heteropterans and the homopterans to be suborders of the… …   Universalium

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