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Species Hyadaphis tataricae - Honeysuckle Aphid

Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Hemiptera (True Bugs, Cicadas, Hoppers, Aphids and Allies)
Suborder Sternorrhyncha (Plant-parasitic Hemipterans)
Superfamily Aphidoidea
Family Aphididae (Aphids)
Subfamily Aphidinae
Tribe Macrosiphini
Genus Hyadaphis
Species tataricae (Honeysuckle Aphid)
Other Common Names
Witches' Broom Aphid
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Hyadaphis tataricae Aizenberg 1935
=Semiaphis tataricae
1 mm or less
Pale green to cream
native to the Palaearctic (e. Europe to w. Siberia & w. Kazakhstan)(1), recently introduced to NA
Life Cycle
completes its cycle on honeysuckle; adults usually remain inside the folded leaves
causes stunting of leaves and stems
Works Cited
1.Keys to the insects of the European part of the USSR. Vol. I: Apterygota, Palaeoptera, Hemimetabola
Bei-Bienko G.Y. (Ed.). 1964. Leningrad: Zoological Institute. 935 pp.