balsam twig aphid


Definition of balsam twig aphid

: a common aphid (Mindarus abietinus) of the northern U.S. and Canada feeding chiefly on spruces and balsam fir and often producing much honeydew

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“Balsam twig aphid.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 17 Oct. 2021.

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