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Genus Aphis

aphid - Aphis Unknown - Aphis oleander? - Aphis nerii Aphis sambuci aphids - Aphis Aphis farinosa Cowpea Aphid - Aphis craccivora Aphid on Penstemon grinnellii - Aphis
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
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
=Brachysiphum
Explanation of Names
Author: Linnaeus 1758.
Remarks
Many are of economic importance, such as A. gossypii, the cotton aphid, A. glycine, the soybean aphid, A. maidiradicis, the corn root aphid, A. pomi, the apple aphid, etc.
Print References
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Works Cited
1.Borror and DeLong's Introduction to the Study of Insects
Norman F. Johnson, Charles A. Triplehorn. 2004. Brooks Cole.