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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.