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Species Amphorophora ampullata

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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 Amphorophora
No Taxon (Subgenus Amphorophora)
Species ampullata (Amphorophora ampullata)
Explanation of Names
Amphorophora (Amphorophora) ampullata Buckton 1876
Size
3.0-5.0 mm(1)
Range
native to Europe, adventive in NA(2), widespread in the east (NF-SK)(3)
Food
hosts: various ferns(1)
Remarks
earliest record in our area: MN 1887(2)
Works Cited
1.Aphids on the World's Herbaceous Plants and Shrubs
Blackman and Eastop. 2007. Wiley.
2.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.
3.Checklist of the Hemiptera of Canada and Alaska
Maw, H.E.L., R.G. Foottit, K.G.A. Hamilton and G.G.E. Scudder. 2000. NRC Research Press.