Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Aphis persicae Sulzer, 1776
Worldwide. It originated in East Asia.
Hundreds of host plants in 40 families.
Considered a major pest because they cause damage to vegetables and ornamentals. Can transmit viral diseases. There is a wide variety of predators that are used as biocontrols, ladybugs, syrphid flies, parasitic wasps, etc.