Definition of Plant louse

1. Noun. Any of several small insects especially aphids that feed by sucking the juices from plants.




Lexicographical Neighbors of Plant Louse

plant families and groups
plant family
plant fiber
plant fibre
plant food
plant genus
plant growth regulators
plant growth substances
plant hopper
plant hormone
plant hormones
plant indican
plant kingdom
plant leaves
plant life
plant louse (current term)
plant material
plant oils
plant order
plant organ
plant out
plant part
plant physiology
plant poisoning
plant process
plant product
plant proteins
plant room
plant rooms
plant root cap

Literary usage of Plant louse

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

1. Journal of the American Chemical Society by American Chemical Society (1892)
"HONEY FROM THE APHIS OR plant louse. , BY DR. HW WILEY. Contributions from the Chemical Laboratory of the US Department of Agriculture. No. 1. ..."

2. The Insect Book: A Popular Account of the Bees, Wasps, Ants, Grasshoppers by Leland Ossian Howard (1905)
"Life History of the Hop-plant louse (Phorodon humuli Schrank.) This insect which we have just mentioned as an extremely injurious species is commonly known ..."

3. Science from an Easy Chair by Edwin Ray Lankester (1911)
"An ant "milking" a "plant-louse " or "green-fly" for honey- dew. The drop of honey-dew is seen exuding from one of the two long tubes or spouts (called ..."

4. The Canadian Entomologist by Entomological Society of Canada (1863-1871), Entomological Society of Canada (1951- ), Entomological Society of Ontario (1901)
"A NEW PLANT-LOUSE INJURING STRAWBERRY PLANTS IN ARIZONA. BY TDA COCKERELL, EAST LAS VEGAS. ... Plantlouse ..."

5. Manual of Fruit Insects by Mark Vernon Slingerland, Cyrus Richard Crosby (1914)
"THE HOP PLANT-LOUSE Phorodon humuli Schrank This notorious hop pest usually ... It has been shown in California that this plant-louse frequently, ..."

6. The Natural History of Insects by James Rennie, John Obadiah Westwood (1833)
"AMONG the most curious of those animals which are parasitical on plants, is the aphis, or plant-louse. It is an insect common enough in our fields and ..."

7. Report by Oklahoma Adjutant-general's office (1859)
"A plant-louse like the preceding, but with black feet and a black dot on the base ... A plant-louse similar to the preceding, of a dull yellow color with ..."

8. Journal of the American Chemical Society by American Chemical Society (1892)
"HONEY FROM THE APHIS OR plant louse. , BY DR. HW WILEY. Contributions from the Chemical Laboratory of the US Department of Agriculture. No. 1. ..."

9. The Insect Book: A Popular Account of the Bees, Wasps, Ants, Grasshoppers by Leland Ossian Howard (1905)
"Life History of the Hop-plant louse (Phorodon humuli Schrank.) This insect which we have just mentioned as an extremely injurious species is commonly known ..."

10. Science from an Easy Chair by Edwin Ray Lankester (1911)
"An ant "milking" a "plant-louse " or "green-fly" for honey- dew. The drop of honey-dew is seen exuding from one of the two long tubes or spouts (called ..."

11. The Canadian Entomologist by Entomological Society of Canada (1863-1871), Entomological Society of Canada (1951- ), Entomological Society of Ontario (1901)
"A NEW PLANT-LOUSE INJURING STRAWBERRY PLANTS IN ARIZONA. BY TDA COCKERELL, EAST LAS VEGAS. ... Plantlouse ..."

12. Manual of Fruit Insects by Mark Vernon Slingerland, Cyrus Richard Crosby (1914)
"THE HOP PLANT-LOUSE Phorodon humuli Schrank This notorious hop pest usually ... It has been shown in California that this plant-louse frequently, ..."

13. The Natural History of Insects by James Rennie, John Obadiah Westwood (1833)
"AMONG the most curious of those animals which are parasitical on plants, is the aphis, or plant-louse. It is an insect common enough in our fields and ..."

14. Report by Oklahoma Adjutant-general's office (1859)
"A plant-louse like the preceding, but with black feet and a black dot on the base ... A plant-louse similar to the preceding, of a dull yellow color with ..."

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