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Species Uroleucon sonchi

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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 Macrosiphini
Genus Uroleucon
No Taxon (Subgenus Uroleucon)
Species sonchi (Uroleucon sonchi)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Aphis sonchi Linnaeus, 1767
Identification
Description from aphidweb.com: "The apterae are dark brown and shiny. The siphunculi and antennae are dark while cauda and antennal segment III are pale yellow. Siphunculi dark at the base and apex, middle portion relatively pale. The alatae are completely dark brown."
Food
Sow-thistle (Sonchus).
Remarks
Introduced from Europe.