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For Insects, Spiders & Their Kin
For the United States & Canada

Species Euceraphis punctipennis - European Birch 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 Calaphidinae
Tribe Calaphidini
Genus Euceraphis
Species punctipennis (European Birch Aphid)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Euceraphis betulae
Range
native to Europe, adventive in NA (introduced ca. 1847)(1)
Food
on birch (Betula)(1)
Works Cited
1.Adventive aphids (Hemiptera: Aphididae) of America north of Mexico
Foottit R.G., Halbert S.E., Miller G.L., Maw E., Russell L.M. 2006. Proc. Ent. Soc. Wash. 108: 583-610.