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  • adj. Feeding on aphids.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Feeding upon aphides, or plant lice, as do beetles of the family Coccinellidæ.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Same as aphidiphagous.


aphid + Ancient Greek meaning "to eat". (Wiktionary)


  • For example, some species of lady beetles, commonly known as ladybugs or ladybird beetles, are aphidophagous, meaning they eat aphids.

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