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Species Eulachnus rileyi

Mysterious winged (and flying) insect - Eulachnus rileyi - male Aphididae - Eulachnus rileyi Eulachnus rileyi? - Eulachnus rileyi Eulachnus rileyi? - Eulachnus rileyi Aphid - Lateral  - Eulachnus rileyi Giant Aphids - Dorsal  - Eulachnus rileyi Winged Aphids - Eulachnus rileyi Orange aphid seen near different-looking pine needle aphids (Eulachnus rileyi) - Eulachnus rileyi
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 Lachninae (Giant Aphids)
Tribe Eulachnini
Genus Eulachnus
Species rileyi (Eulachnus rileyi)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Lachnus rileyi Williams, 1911
Size
1.8-3.0 mm
Identification
Apterae are spindle-shaped, varying in colour from dark olive green to orange-brown or grey, with a dusting of bluish-grey wax
Range
Palearctic (Europe) introduced in US. 1866
Food
Pinus spp.
Remarks
A minor pest.
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