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Groton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, USA
October 31, 2009
Size: 3mm
Caught by sweep netting through a hemlock tree.

Images of this individual: tag all
aphid aphid

Moved - Incorrect ID
Moved from Giant Conifer Aphids.

Cinara have a twice branched m-vein, a straight radial sector, and volcano-shaped siphunculi. This specimen has an unbranched m-vein, a slightly curved radial sector, and no visible siphunculi (could be absent or poriform).


Charley, it looks like a good choice, and it was on the right type of host.

Giant conifer aphid (Cinara)?
This seems to be the only winged individual we have in that section:

Better match for that than for the few images we have of adult adelgids:

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