Identification, Images, & Information
For Insects, Spiders & Their Kin
For the United States & Canada
Clickable Guide
Moths Butterflies Flies Caterpillars Flies Dragonflies Flies Mantids Cockroaches Bees and Wasps Walkingsticks Earwigs Ants Termites Hoppers and Kin Hoppers and Kin Beetles True Bugs Fleas Grasshoppers and Kin Ticks Spiders Scorpions Centipedes Millipedes

Upcoming Events

See Moth submissions from National Moth Week 2023

Photos of insects and people from the 2022 BugGuide gathering in New Mexico, July 20-24

Photos of insects and people from the Spring 2021 gathering in Louisiana, April 28-May 2

Photos of insects and people from the 2019 gathering in Louisiana, July 25-27

Photos of insects and people from the 2018 gathering in Virginia, July 27-29

Photos of insects and people from the 2015 gathering in Wisconsin, July 10-12

Previous events

Aphid - Rhopalosiphum padi

Aphid - Rhopalosiphum padi
Boxborough, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, USA
October 25, 2006
Size: 1.5mm
Found on some grass.

Moved from Aphids.

Does the dark color
indicate that this has been parasitized? Is that what we see inside the body?

I'm not sure
It was alive and moving around.

Ah! So it comes in this color!
Maybe like your . It will be interesting to learn all these once we find an aphid expert to sort them out for us.

Comment viewing options
Select your preferred way to display the comments and click 'Save settings' to activate your changes.