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Subfamily Lachninae - Giant Aphids

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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 Lachninae (Giant Aphids)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Treated as family Lachnidae at Tree of Life.
Remarks
The common name "giant aphids" for this subfamily is not widely recognized, but it follows logically from the common names of the aphids it includes: giant bark aphids, giant conifer aphids, and giant willow aphids.