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Species Acyrthosiphon lactucae

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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 Acyrthosiphon
Species lactucae (Acyrthosiphon lactucae)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Siphonophora lactucae
Explanation of Names
Author: Passerini
Food
Feeds on lettuce, Lactuca sativa
Remarks
From the Palearctic (Europe), 1943
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