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Species Lipaphis erysimi - Turnip Aphid

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Classification
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
Species erysimi (Turnip Aphid)
Other Common Names
Mustard Aphid
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Aphis erysimi Kaltenbach, 1843
Range
Widespread in the northern hemisphere.
Food
Various members of the mustard family (Brassicaceae).