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A yellowish beetle (Doryphora decemlineata), with ten longitudinal, black, dorsal stripes. It has migrated eastwards from its original habitat in Colorado, and is very destructive to the potato plant; - called also potato beetle and potato bug. See Potato beetle.
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Webster, Noah. Entry for 'Colorado Beetle'. Noah Webster's American Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/web/c/colorado-beetle.html. 1828.