Adelgidae

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Noun1.Adelgidae - plant liceAdelgidae - plant lice        
arthropod family - any of the arthropods
Adelges, genus Adelges - type genus of the Adelgidae: plant lice
adelgid - any of various insects that feed and form galls on conifers
genus Pineus, Pineus - a genus of Adelgidae
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Shortly thereafter, this parasitoid was recorded in several areas attacked by the pine aphid and its dispersion was estimated at approximately 80 km per year, and so its establishment in Brazil was confirmed (Penteado et al.
This variation in the consumption data is likely to be associated with the size of Cinara atlantica, also known as the giant pine aphid, a species that has elevated biomass and is one of the largest aphids known.