Myzus persicae (Sulzer, 1776),

Albrecht, Anders Christian, 2015, Identification guide to Nordic aphids associated with mosses, horsetails and ferns (Bryophyta, Equisetophyta, Polypodiophyta) (Insecta, Hemiptera, Aphidoidea), European Journal of Taxonomy 145, pp. 1-55: 45-46

publication ID

http://dx.doi.org/10.5852/ejt.2015.145

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:F6A3EA6C-9080-4DC7-9EF9-4C4DBEB4086F

DOI

http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.3793979

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/03FC8787-A53A-BF08-FD5B-FEE66164B324

treatment provided by

Carolina

scientific name

Myzus persicae (Sulzer, 1776)
status

 

Myzus persicae (Sulzer, 1776) 

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Diagnosis

Aptera 1.2–2.2 mm, almond-shaped, pale yellow to dirty yellow, olive, green, brownish, purple or reddish. Siphunculi twice as long as cauda or more, slightly swollen beyond middle. Dioecious,

alternating between peach ( Prunus persica  ) and plants of more than 40 families. Anholocyclic in the north and in the tropics. Usually in urban environments, also a common indoor pest.

Recorded Pteridophyta host

Pteridaceae  : Adiantum  sp.

Distribution

D F N S.

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Aphidomorpha

Family

Aphididae

Genus

Myzus