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Species Aphis gossypii - Cotton 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 Aphidini
Subtribe Aphidina
Genus Aphis
No Taxon (Subgenus Aphis)
Species gossypii (Cotton Aphid)
Other Common Names
Melon Aphid
Explanation of Names
Author: Glover, 1877
Range
Tropical and temperate regions throughout the world; introduced from the Palaearctic in 1852(1)
Food
polyphagous(1)
Remarks
Major pest(1)
Internet References
Fact sheet (U. of Florida)
Works Cited
1.Adventive aphids (Hemiptera: Aphididae) of America north of Mexico
Foottit R.G., Halbert S.E., Miller G.L., Maw E., Russell L.M. 2006. Proc. Ent. Soc. Wash. 108: 583-610.