bean aphid
black fly lack fly, blackfly lackfly, (Zo["o]l.) 1. In the United States, a small, venomous, two-winged fly of the genus {Simulium} of several species, exceedingly abundant and troublesome in the northern forests; -- called also {buffalo gnat}. The larv[ae] are aquatic. It sucks the blood of birds as well as humans and other mammals. [WordNet 1.5 + WordNet 1.5]

2. A black plant louse, as the bean aphis ({Aphis fab[ae]}), which infests e. g. beans and sugar beets; -- called also {bean aphid}. [WordNet 1.5]


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  • bean aphid — noun blackish aphid that infests e.g. beans and sugar beets • Syn: ↑blackfly, ↑Aphis fabae • Hypernyms: ↑aphid • Member Holonyms: ↑Aphis, ↑genus Aphis * * * noun …   Useful english dictionary

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  • Aphis fabae — noun blackish aphid that infests e.g. beans and sugar beets • Syn: ↑blackfly, ↑bean aphid • Hypernyms: ↑aphid • Member Holonyms: ↑Aphis, ↑genus Aphis …   Useful english dictionary

  • genus Aphis — noun type genus of the Aphididae: injurious to fruit trees and vegetables • Syn: ↑Aphis • Hypernyms: ↑arthropod genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Aphididae, ↑family Aphididae • Member Meronyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Aphis fabae — black fly lack fly, blackfly lackfly, (Zo[ o]l.) 1. In the United States, a small, venomous, two winged fly of the genus {Simulium} of several species, exceedingly abundant and troublesome in the northern forests; called also {buffalo gnat}.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • black fly — lack fly, blackfly lackfly, (Zo[ o]l.) 1. In the United States, a small, venomous, two winged fly of the genus {Simulium} of several species, exceedingly abundant and troublesome in the northern forests; called also {buffalo gnat}. The larv[ae] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • blackfly — black fly lack fly, blackfly lackfly, (Zo[ o]l.) 1. In the United States, a small, venomous, two winged fly of the genus {Simulium} of several species, exceedingly abundant and troublesome in the northern forests; called also {buffalo gnat}.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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