Translation of greenfly in Spanish:

greenfly

pulgón, n.

Pronunciation /ˈɡrinˌflaɪ//ˈɡriːnflʌɪ/

plural noun

British

  • 1

    (insect)
    pulgón masculine
    • Natural enemies of greenflies are ladybird larvae, hoverfly larvae, gall-fly larvae, lacewings and earwigs.
    • Ladybirds are well known predators of greenflies and other aphids.
    • Wipe greenfly off plants with your fingers or spray plants with soft soap or a pesticide containing pirimicarb.
    • For safe and effective control of greenfly a range of products can be used.
    • Fortunately ladybirds love to eat greenfly and they can help the gardener to control them without having to use chemical sprays which can also kill helpful insects.
  • 2

    (infestation)
    pulgones masculine