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Aphids, blackflies, greenflies; family of over 3,500 species of pear-shaped, soft-bodied insects (Homoptera) which move slowly over their host plants sucking juices and injecting toxic saliva; typically excreting honeydew or secreting wax for protection.

Life cycles are complex, commonly involving both parthenogenetic and bisexual reproduction and this Aphididae family includes many pests causing destruction of agricultural plants.

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