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Species Sarucallis kahawaluokalani - Crapemyrtle Aphid

Crapemyrtle Aphid - Sarucallis kahawaluokalani Fancy Aphid - Sarucallis kahawaluokalani Fancy Aphid - Sarucallis kahawaluokalani Crapemyrtle Aphid - Sarucallis kahawaluokalani
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 Calaphidinae
Tribe Panaphidini
Subtribe Panaphidina
Genus Sarucallis
Species kahawaluokalani (Crapemyrtle Aphid)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
=Tinocallis kahawaluokalani
1.5 mm
Adults are light green to yellow with black thoracic markings and black markings on dorsal of abdomen. The second abdominal segment has a double-pronged hump in the black marking. Wings are clear with black markings and held roof-like over body.
native to se. Asia, adventive in NA (se. US)(1)[Cite:185010]
host: crape myrtle (Lagerstroemia spp.)[Cite:185010]
earliest NA record: LA 1925(1)
Internet References
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.
2.A Field Guide to Common Texas Insects
Bastiaan M. Drees, John A. Jackman. 1998. Gulf Publishing.