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Species Aulacorthum solani - Foxglove 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 Macrosiphini
Genus Aulacorthum
Species solani (Foxglove Aphid)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Aphis solani Kaltenbach, 1843
Food
Polyphagous; hosts include foxglove, lettuce, potato, clover, and bulbs (1).
Remarks
Non native, a Palearctic species first reported in 1879. A major pest.
Internet References
Works Cited
1.Garden Insects of North America : The Ultimate Guide to Backyard Bugs (Princeton Field Guides)
Whitney Cranshaw. 2004. Princeton University Press.