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Species Takecallis arundinariae

Sporty Little Aphid - Takecallis arundinariae Bamboo Aphids? - Takecallis arundinariae Bamboo Aphids? - Takecallis arundinariae Aphid With Exuviae - Takecallis arundinariae Aphid With Exuviae - Takecallis arundinariae Aphid - Takecallis arundinariae Takecallis arundinariae Female Giving Birth - Takecallis arundinariae - female Aphid - Takecallis arundinariae
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 Calaphidinae
Tribe Panaphidini
Subtribe Panaphidina
Genus Takecallis (Bamboo Aphids)
Species arundinariae (Takecallis arundinariae)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Myzocallis arundinariae Essig, 1917
Identification
Adult female: dark stripes along top of thorax; two rows of "8"-shaped black spots along abdomen.
Range
Native to Asia; has been found in coastal North America from British Columbia to California and from New York to North Carolina (1).
Food
Bamboo.
See Also
Additional information on genus page.
Works Cited
1.Insects That Feed on Trees and Shrubs
Warren T. Johnson, Howard H. Lyon. 1991. Cornell University Press.