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Brown aphid attacks burning bush - Aphis fabae

Brown aphid attacks burning bush - Aphis fabae
Reading, Hillsdale County, Michigan, USA
May 22, 2013
Size: 1-2 mm
There are several hundred of these aphids on the stems and leaves of our burning bush. A waxy substance appears to dust the area immediately surrounding the aphids. Any help would be appreciated.

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Aphis fabae.
This is a very common species that will colonize burning bush at this time of year. Euonymus is one of their overwintering hosts, but they will move on to summer hosts (Beans, peas and hundreds of others) before long. The waxy substance may be shed skins or honeydew.

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