green peach aphid


noun

an aphid, Myzus persicae, that is a pest of many fruit trees, ornamentals, and vegetables and a vector of certain viral plant diseases.

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Origin of green peach aphid

First recorded in 1920–25

Also called spinach aphid, tobacco aphid.

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