pear psylla


Definition of pear psylla

: a yellowish or greenish jumping plant louse (Psylla pyricola) that is often destructive to the pear

First Known Use of pear psylla

1892, in the meaning defined above

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“Pear psylla.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 16 Oct. 2021.

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