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Definition of the noun adelgidae

What does adelgidae mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: -

  1. plant lice

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Google previewEvolution of the Insects (2005)

by David Grimaldi, Michael S. Engel

Adelgidae is a small Holarctic family of eight genera and about 50 species that may be the sister group of all other aphids, though some molecular evidence indicates that this position may be held by Phylloxeridae (Cook etal., 2002).

Google previewHow to Know the Insects (2016)

by CTI Reviews

The Adelgidae is a small family of the Homoptera closely related to the aphids, and often traditionally included in the Aphidoidea with the Phylloxeridae. Adelgids are often known as 'woolly conifer aphids'. The family is composed of species ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Entomology (2008)

by John L. Capinera

Adelgidae (adelgids), and Phyl- loxeridae (phylloxerans). Paleontology and phylog- eny are two sources of information ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Entomology (2001)

by Gordon Gordh, David Headrick

[Hemiptera: Adelgidae]. PINE BARKANOBHD Ernobius mollis (Linnaeus) [Coleoptera: Anobiidae]: In Australia, a pest of untreated exotic pine; sometimes superficial damage to outer sapwood, does ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Insects (2009)

by Vincent H. Resh, Ring T. Cardé

Evolution and Classification The Aphidoidea contains three families: Phylloxeridae, Adelgidae, and Aphididae. Strictly speaking, the common name of the entire group should be “aphidoids,” but “aphids” is used almost universally as a ...

Google previewConcise Illustrated Dictionary of Biocontrol Terms (2015)

by Vladimir V. Gouli, Svetlana Y. Gouli, Jose A.P. Marcelino

(Homoptera: Adelgidae), a frequent pest or conifers.

Google previewThe Dictionary of Science for Gardeners (2015)

6000 Scientific Terms Explored and Explained by Michael Allaby

A family (Adelgidae) of bugs (Homoptera) that are ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Invasive Species (2011)

From Africanized Honey Bees to Zebra Mussels by Susan L. Woodward, Joyce A. Quinn

Also known as: Woolly Scientific name: Adelges tsugae Order: Homoptera Family: Adelgidae Native Range. Hemlock woolly adelgids are native to Asia. They are known to be from Japan, Taiwan, southwestern ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Ecology (2015)

by Michael Allaby

See ADELGIDAE. SPS See GLOBAL POSITIONING SYSTEM. spur A ridge that descends towards a valley floor from the higher ground above. It may be due to an outcrop of resistant rock, or it may develop on the concave side of a winding ...

Google previewDictionary of Natural Resource Management (2011)

by Katherine Dunster

gall aphid An aphid, commonly in the genera Adelges or Pineus ( Adelgidae), that induces galls in the host tissue, twig die-back, and defoliation, ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Evolutionary Biology (2016)

Role of winds, birds, deer, and humans in the dispersal of hemlock woolly adelgid ( Homoptera: Adelgidae). Environmental Entomology 19, 36–43. McCulloch, G.A., Wallis ...

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Scrabble value of A1D2E1L1G2I1D2A1E1

The value of this 9-letter word is 12 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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