wheat aphid

noun

variants or wheat aphis
: any of several plant lice of the family Aphididae (as the grain aphid Macrosiphum granarium and Rhopalosiphum prunifoliae) that suck the sap of growing wheat

called also wheat louse, wheat plant louse

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“Wheat aphid.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/wheat%20aphid. Accessed 28 Nov. 2022.

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