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Genus Lipaphis

Ant Tending Aphids - Lipaphis erysimi Brown aphids on broccoli rabe - Lipaphis erysimi Lipaphis erysimi Aphid Colony  - Lipaphis erysimi Aphid Colony  - Lipaphis erysimi Aphid - Lipaphis erysimi Plant insect - Lipaphis erysimi
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 Lipaphis
Explanation of Names
Author: Mordvilko 1928
2 spp. in our area (L. erysimi and the introduced L. pseudobrassicae), 11 spp. in 2 subgenera worldwide(1)