corn-root aphid

noun

Definition of corn-root aphid

: a destructive aphid (Anuraphis maidiradicis) that feeds on the root especially of maize or cotton and is dependent on the cornfield ant for distribution and care

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“Corn-root aphid.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/corn-root%20aphid. Accessed 13 Aug. 2020.

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