Capitophorus

noun
Cap·​i·​toph·​o·​rus | \ ˌkapəˈtäfərəs \

Definition of Capitophorus

: a genus of aphids including the widespread currant aphid (C. ribis) and the strawberry aphid (C. fragaefolii)

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History and Etymology for Capitophorus

New Latin, from Latin capit-, caput head + -o- + New Latin -phorus

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“Capitophorus.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Capitophorus. Accessed 22 Oct. 2021.

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