bean aphid

noun
variants: or less commonly bean aphis

Definition of bean aphid

: an aphid attacking bean plants specifically : a dull black or dark green aphid (Aphis fabae or A. rumicis) that feeds in great numbers on succulent parts of many cultivated and native plants

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“Bean aphid.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bean%20aphid. Accessed 11 December 2019.

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