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Aphididae 6.19.09 01 - Aphis lupini

Aphididae 6.19.09 01 - Aphis lupini
Mountain side near Resner Canyon, Okanogan County, Washington, USA
June 19, 2009
A mass of black to blue-black aphids feeding and being tended on Lupine

Moved from Aphids.

My first species level Aphid id, Thanks!

Looks like Aphis lupini

One possibility
is Aphis lupini, shown here. The caption mentions it's one of a couple species that feed on Lupinus, so I'm not certain.


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