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Genus Rhopalosiphum

Fat aphid - Rhopalosiphum padi Rhopalosiphum nymphaeae - female Rhopalosiphum enigmae Oat-Birdcherry Aphid - Rhopalosiphum padi Small, dark insect with clear wings - Rhopalosiphum Aquatic bug - Rhopalosiphum nymphaeae Aphid on grass - Rhopalosiphum padi Blackish Aphid with dark-brown pterostigmas showing off its wings - Rhopalosiphum maidis
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 Aphidini
Subtribe Rhopalosiphina
Genus Rhopalosiphum
Other Common Names
Cherry-grass aphids
Explanation of Names
Rhopalosiphum Koch, 1854
Print References
Koch, C.L. 1854. Die Pflanzenläuse Aphiden getreu nach dem Leben abgebildet und beschrieben, J.L. Lotzbeck, Nürnberg 1: 1-36.
Internet References
Rhopalosiphum - Wikipedia