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Species Aphis nasturtii - Buckthorn Aphid

Aphis nasturtii Aphis nasturtii
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 nasturtii (Buckthorn Aphid)
Explanation of Names
Author: Kaltenbach
Food
Plantago major, Solanum tuberosum
Remarks
Introduced from the Palearctic, 1896.
Considered a pest.
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