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Aphid ID req.  - Hysteroneura setariae

Aphid ID req. - Hysteroneura setariae
Houston, Harris County, Texas, USA
October 12, 2021

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Aphid ID req.  - Hysteroneura setariae cauda - Hysteroneura setariae

Moved
Moved from Aphids.

On Grass?
https://databases.nbair.res.in/Aphids/Hysteroneura-setariae.php

 
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Thanks for the comment and link. This aphid was swept from an overgrown weedy patch along a sidewalk. It was mostly grasses. There was a small amount of sedge and Ambrosia sp.

I added a photo that seems to show "four hairs" at the cauda, but I think the antenna pattern differs from the species shown in the link you provided.

 
A little different.
Looks like there can be some variation, which isn't surprising. Yours doesn't have the pale basal half on segment V but I'm not finding anything else with this rusty red color, pale cauda and dark siphunculi.

https://www.biodiversidadvirtual.org/insectarium/Hysteroneura-setariae-img420291.html

These have a darker fifth segment similar to your specimen:

https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/19369746

 
Re: aphid
Yes, those antennae in the iNat link do look more like the ones here! Cool.

 
Re: aphid
Sounds great, Natalie. Thanks!

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