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Genus Eriosoma

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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 Eriosomatinae (Woolly Aphids and Gall-making Aphids)
Tribe Eriosomatini
Genus Eriosoma
Explanation of Names
Greek erion(εριον)- "wool" + soma(σωμα)- "body"
Numbers
Nearctica lists 9 species.
Remarks
Borror and DeLong places them in a separate family: Eriosomatidae (1)
Internet References
TAMU. Woolly Apple Aphid, Eriosoma lanigerum.
Works Cited
1.Borror and DeLong's Introduction to the Study of Insects
Norman F. Johnson, Charles A. Triplehorn. 2004. Brooks Cole.