Definitions for APHISˈeɪ fɪs, ˈæf ɪs; ˈeɪ fɪˌdiz, ˈæf ɪ-

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

a•phisˈeɪ fɪs, ˈæf ɪs; ˈeɪ fɪˌdiz, ˈæf ɪ-(n.)(pl.)a•phi•des

  1. an aphid, esp. of the genus

    Aphis.

    Category: Entomology

Origin of aphis:

1765–75; < NL

Princeton's WordNet

  1. Aphis, genus Aphis(noun)

    type genus of the Aphididae: injurious to fruit trees and vegetables

Wiktionary

  1. aphis(Noun)

    An aphid.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Aphis(noun)

    a genus of insects belonging to the order Hemiptera and family Aphidae, including numerous species known as plant lice and green flies

Freebase

  1. Aphis

    Aphis is a genus of insects in the family Aphididae containing about 400 species of aphids. It includes many notorious agricultural pests, such as the soybean aphid A. glycines. Many species of Aphis, such as A. coreopsidis, are myrmecophiles, forming close associations with ants. Species include: ⁕Aphis affinis ⁕Aphis craccivora - cowpea aphid ⁕Aphis fabae - black bean aphid ⁕Aphis gossypii - cotton aphid ⁕Aphis glycines - soybean aphid ⁕Aphis helianthi - sunflower aphid ⁕Aphis nerii - milkweed aphid ⁕Aphis pomi - apple aphid ⁕Aphis rubicola - small raspberry aphid ⁕Aphis spiraecola - spirea aphid ⁕Aphis valerianae - black valerian aphid

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