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Woolly aphid

Scientific Name
Eriosoma lanigerum
Scientific Author
(Hausmann)
Taxonomy
(Hemiptera: Aphididae)
Status
Exotic Species Occurrence in Australia
Reliability
High
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Diagnostic Notes
Apterous adult:  Body 1.2-2.6 mm long,  purple, red or brown, covered with white flocculent wax.  

Alatae:  Body 1.8-2.3 mm long, abdomen reddish-brown with woolly white wax posteriorly.

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Author
John Wainer and Mali Malipatil
Created
07/05/2007 04:09 AEST
Last Updated
11/07/2007 14:32 AEST
Citation
John Wainer and Mali Malipatil (2007) Woolly aphid (Eriosoma lanigerum) Updated on 7/11/2007 2:32:29 PM Available online: PaDIL - http://www.padil.gov.au.
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