corn leaf aphid
noun Date: circa 1939 a dusky greenish or brownish aphid (Rhopalosiphum maidis) that feeds on the flowers and foliage of various commercially important grasses (as Indian corn)

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • corn leaf aphid — noun : a dusky greenish or brownish aphid (Rhopalosiphum maidis) that feeds on the foliage and flowers of maize and other commercially important grasses * * * corn leaf aphid, = corn aphis. (Cf. ↑corn aphis) …   Useful english dictionary

  • corn-leaf aphid — /kawrn leef / a green aphid, Rhopalosiphum maidis, widely distributed in the U.S.: a pest of corn and other grasses. [1935 40] * * * …   Universalium

  • corn-leaf aphid — /kawrn leef / a green aphid, Rhopalosiphum maidis, widely distributed in the U.S.: a pest of corn and other grasses. [1935 40] …   Useful english dictionary

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