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Species Metopolophium dirhodum - Rose-Grain 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 Metopolophium
Species dirhodum (Rose-Grain Aphid)
Explanation of Names
Author: Walker
Food
Gramineae, including cereals.
Remarks
Introduced from the Palearctic, 1910. A major pest