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Unknown Nymph Colony - Neophyllaphis varicolor

Unknown Nymph Colony - Neophyllaphis varicolor
Ascension Parish, Louisiana, USA
Size: 0.5-1.5mm
If photos of individuals of various sizes are needed, I can add them.

Thanks in advance.

I don't know what the tree is. Maybe you'll recognise them.
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Moved from Podocarpus Aphid.

Neophyllaphis varicolor
This photo was identified as a new species of Neophyllaphis, N. varicolor, by Miller and Halbert (2014)(1).

Do you know the plant they are on. It is very important when dealing with aphids.

Hi John,

Thanks for pointing me in the right direction. I thought that all aphids had relatively long cornicles. These don't.

I've been told the tree is a podocarpus macrophyllus. There is a podocarpus aphid and it matches the description of the ones in the photo. THIS aphid was on the same tree.

Podocarpus aphid
Here is an image--looks like a good match to me. Not sure about your other photo, since this one doesn't show an adult, but it seems pretty likely that's one too.

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