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Species Myzus cerasi - Black Cherry Aphid

Tiny black beetle - Myzus cerasi Black Cherry Aphid - Myzus cerasi Black Cherry Aphid - Myzus cerasi black aphid? - Myzus cerasi black aphid? - Myzus cerasi Black Cherry Aphids - Myzus cerasi Black Cherry Aphids - Myzus cerasi Black Cherry Aphids - Myzus cerasi - female
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 Macrosiphini
Genus Myzus
Species cerasi (Black Cherry Aphid)
Other Common Names
Cherry Blackfly, Cherry Aphid.
Remarks
Introduced from Europe, 1915. Considered a pest of fruit trees in the Prunus genus in particular.
Internet References
MSU.edu - Info and pictures here
InsectImages.org - Pictures of different stages of development