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Drepanaphis monelli - female

Drepanaphis monelli - Female
Ames, Story County, Iowa, USA
August 1, 2007
Size: 2- mm
Drepanaphis monelli found on a buckeye leaf.
Identified by D.M. Lagos, PhD candidate, University of Illinois. She says: The host plant of D. monelli is Ohio buckeye, Aesculus glabra, as well other buckeyes.The reference I used is "The genus Drepanaphis Del Guercio(Hoptera:Aphididae." Ann. Entomol. Soc. Am. 61(1): 185-204.

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Drepanaphis monelli - female Drepanaphis monelli, dorsal spikes - Drepanaphis monelli - female

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Spikes
Here is an image of a Tinocallis species (bottom of the page) that has similarly placed projections, which are highlighted as an identifying feature. What I don't know is whether other aphids have similar projections.

 
Thanks. The aphids will soon
Thanks. The aphids will soon be on their way to Illinois, perhaps to be identified.

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