noun, plural a·phi·des [ey-fi-deez, af-i-]. /ˈeɪ fɪˌdiz, ˈæf ɪ-/.
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The winged Aphis also remains, the Ant, the Mosquito and many another of the smaller insects.More Hunting Wasps|J. Henri Fabre
The aphis-lions crawling over the plants come across the little aphid.Little Busybodies|Jeanette Augustus Marks and Julia Moody
For some years the lime-tree aphis has seriously attacked the lime-trees of the public promenades of Paris.The Insect World|Louis Figuier
These are the galls formed by the North American poplar gall aphis.Garden Pests in New Zealand|D. Miller
Reaumur estimated that a single Aphis might produce six thousand millions in one summer.Parsons on the Rose|Samuel Browne Parsons