Definition of Genus aphis

1. Noun. Type genus of the Aphididae: injurious to fruit trees and vegetables.

Exact synonyms: Aphis
Generic synonyms: Arthropod Genus
Group relationships: Aphididae, Family Aphididae
Member holonyms: Aphis Pomi, Apple Aphid, Green Apple Aphid, Aphis Fabae, Bean Aphid, Blackfly

Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Aphis

genus Anthonomus
genus Anthriscus
genus Anthurium
genus Anthus
genus Anthyllis
genus Antidorcas
genus Antigonia
genus Antilocapra
genus Antilope
genus Antirrhinum
genus Antrodemus
genus Antrozous
genus Aotus
genus Apatosaurus
genus Apatura
genus Aphis
genus Aphriza
genus Aphrophora
genus Aphyllanthes
genus Apios
genus Apis
genus Apium
genus Aplectrum
genus Aplodontia
genus Aplysia
genus Apocynum
genus Apodemus
genus Apogon
genus Aporocactus
genus Appendicularia

Literary usage of Genus aphis

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Monograph of the British Aphides by George Bowdler Buckton (1876)
"... genus Aphis to 158 species, which, again, he subdivides into various headings, to which he simply attaches letters. Some of these smaller groups are, ..."

2. An Introduction to Entomology by John Henry Comstock, Anna Botsford Comstock (1888)
"To the genus Aphis, in its restricted sense, belong a considerable number of the important species of this sub-family. The species that occurs in such ..."

3. Forest Entomology by Alexander Thomson Gillanders (1908)
"The genus Aphis, according to Buckton, contains 45 species, and it is a very important genus. In the first place, the name Aphis to a novice in ..."

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