: a genus of large often pink or green aphids including a number of economically important plant pests some of which are vectors of virus diseases (as mosaic) see english grain aphid , pea aphid, rose aphid

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New Latin, from macr- + Greek siphōn tube

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“Macrosiphum.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 4 Mar. 2024.

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