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Species Rhopalosiphum padi - Bird Cherry Oat Aphid

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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 Aphidini
Subtribe Rhopalosiphina
Genus Rhopalosiphum
Species padi (Bird Cherry Oat Aphid)
Other Common Names
Oat-Birdcherry Aphid
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Aphis padi Linnaeus 1758
Identification
Wingless adults are green with reddish areas toward the end of the abdomen and around the bases of the cornicles. Winged adults have black heads and thoraxes and green abdomens.
Food
Wheat, barley, oats, rye, triticale, corn.
See Also
The corn leaf aphid (R. maidis) is also commonly found on corn. See the links below for more information.
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