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Noun: aphis lion  'ey-fis 'lI-un
  1. Carnivorous larva of lacewing flies
    - aphid lion
Noun: Aphis (Aphides)
  1. Type genus of the Aphididae: injurious to fruit trees and vegetables
    - genus Aphis

Derived forms: Aphides

Type of: arthropod genus, larva

Part of: Aphididae, Chrysopidae, family Aphididae, family Chrysopidae, family Hemerobiidae, Hemerobiidae

Encyclopedia: Aphis