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palm aphid

Scientific Name
Cerataphis brasiliensis
Scientific Author
(Hempel)
Taxonomy
(Hemiptera: Aphididae: Hormaphidinae)
Status
Exotic species - absent from Australia
Reliability
High
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Diagnostic Notes
Distinguishing features: Small, sedentary aphid with a dark, flattened, almost circular body frindeg with white wax; legs short and hidden under body.  Body length 1.0-1.8mm
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Author
Walker, K.
Created
14/09/2007 04:11 AEST
Last Updated
18/08/2011 10:13 AEST
Citation
Walker, K. (2007) palm aphid (Cerataphis brasiliensis) Updated on 8/18/2011 10:13:35 AM Available online: PaDIL - http://www.padil.gov.au.
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Free for use under the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Australia License

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