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Species Aphis urticata - Dark Green Nettle Aphid

Aphis urticata Aphis urticata
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 Aphidini
Subtribe Aphidina
Genus Aphis
No Taxon (Subgenus Aphis)
Species urticata (Dark Green Nettle Aphid)
Explanation of Names
Aphis urticata Gmelin 1790
Size
apterae 1.7-2.2 mm
Range
throughout Europe and into Asia
Food
hosts: Urtica spp.
Remarks
Introduced from Europe 1913
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