What is another word for Genus Prociphilus?

2 synonyms found


[ d͡ʒˈɛnəs pɹˈɒsɪfˌɪləs], [ d‍ʒˈɛnəs pɹˈɒsɪfˌɪləs], [ dʒ_ˈɛ_n_ə_s p_ɹ_ˈɒ_s_ɪ_f_ˌɪ_l_ə_s]

Genus Prociphilus is commonly known as woolly aphids. The term woolly aptly describes the fluffy, whitish appearance of their bodies and the waxy secretions that coat them. They belong to the family Aphididae, which includes many pest species that cause significant agricultural damage. Another synonym for Genus Prociphilus is eriococcid; this word comes from the Greek roots 'erion' meaning wool, and 'coccus' meaning berry, and refers to the woolly berry-like appearance of these insects. Additionally, they are sometimes called 'woolly apple aphids' or 'woolly elm aphids' because woolly aphids are commonly found on these trees.

Related words: Prociphilus genus, genus Prociphilus, Prociphilus genus classification, genus of a fungus, fungus genus, classification of the genus Prociphilus

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    How to use "Genus prociphilus" in context?

    The Prociphilus genus of moth comprises a small number of species. These moths are found throughout the United States, from Connecticut to North Dakota and from Ontario to South Carolina. The adults are small, brown moths with indistinct markings. The larvae are leaf miners, eating the lower leaves of various plants.

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