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Aphid - Longistigma caryae

Aphid - Longistigma caryae
Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minnesota, USA
June 26, 1998
Is this a Conifer Aphid? Cinara spp.? Thanks to who can help.

Moved from Longistigma. Looks like a simple miss so I moved.

Moved from Giant Willow Aphid.

Hint, not ID
I realize this wasn't shot yesterday, but if you know the plant the aphid's on, it can be a major aid to identification.

Re: Plant species
The plant species would be a Colorado Blue Spruce, as, at the time this picture was taken, within a few feet of it were 3 large Colorado Blue Spruce trees. Hopefully, that can aid in it's ID.

I agree
It has the look of one of the various "Giant" Aphids, but without host species which one????

Willow aphid?
This looks like the best bet to me, moving to guide page. I will be happily corrected if this is wrong!

Tuberolachnus does not have the forewing stigma extending to the apex of the wing. Only one Lachninae has that and its Longistigma caryae

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