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Hawthorn-Parsley Aphid

Scientific Name
Dysaphis apiifolia
Scientific Author
(Theobald, 1923)
Taxonomy
(Hemiptera: Aphididae: Aphidinae: Macrosiphini)
Pest Status
0 Unknown
Status
NZ - Exotic
Reliability
High
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Caroline Harding MAF
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Diagnostic Notes
Adult

Apterous Viviparous: Yellowish-grey to greenish-grey in life, lightly dusted with wax; apterae 1.4-2.6 mm and alatae 1.5-2.4 mm long. Antennal tubercles weakly developed; setae on frons very short, blunt and inconspicuous. Abdomenal segment VII often with lateral tubercles; cauda helmet-shaped, no longer than its basal width, with angular apex and bearing fewer than 10 hairs; siphunculi 2.5-3.5 times longer than their basal width, and tapering from base to flange; hairs on frons very short, blunt and inconspicuous.

References

- Blackman, R.L. & Eastop, V.F. (2000). Aphids on the World's Crops: An Identification and Information Guide. 2nd edition. John Wiley & Sons, New York, 466 pp.
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Specimen Contact
MAF Plant Health & Environment Laboratory
Author
MAF Plant Health & Environment Laboratory
Created
20/05/2011 01:03 AEST
Last Updated
30/03/2014 20:24 AEST
Citation
MAF Plant Health & Environment Laboratory (2011) Hawthorn-Parsley Aphid (Dysaphis apiifolia) Updated on 3/30/2014 8:24:28 PM Available online: PaDIL - http://www.padil.gov.au.
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