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Suborder Sternorrhyncha - Plant-parasitic Hemipterans

Aphid Giving Birth - Uroleucon Grass aphids Giant Bark Aphid - Longistigma caryae galls - Tetraneura ulmi Drepanosiphum - female Chaitophorus on aspen - Chaitophorus neglectus - male soft scale insects - male Which aphid is this? - male - female
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)
Most are quite inactive and some (scale insects) are very sedentary. Tarsi are 1- or 2-segmented. Antennae are long and thread like, when present. Many are wingless and some (scale insects) don't look like insects.
Print References
Works Cited
1.Borror and DeLong's Introduction to the Study of Insects
Norman F. Johnson, Charles A. Triplehorn. 2004. Brooks Cole.