Meaning of rhopalid bug

rho•pal'id bug"

Pronunciation: (rō-pal'id, rō'pu-lid), [key]
  1. any of various hemipterous insects of the family Rhopalidae that feed chiefly on grasses and occasionally on certain trees, as the box elder. Also called
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