Myzus asterophaga Zhang, Chen, Zhong & Li

Victor, Eastop, F. & Blackman, Roger L., 2005, Some new synonyms in Aphididae (Hemiptera: Sternorrhyncha), Zootaxa 1089, pp. 1-36: 16

publication ID

http://doi.org/ 10.5281/zenodo.273344

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scientific name

Myzus asterophaga Zhang, Chen, Zhong & Li
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Myzus asterophaga Zhang, Chen, Zhong & Li  , in Zhang 1999 = Metopolophium dirhodum (Walker 1849) 

A slide from the IOZ­CAS collection labelled as type material of Myzus asterophaga  has an aptera of Myzus persicae  and an alata of Metopolophium dirhodum  . The first description in the published account ( Zhang, 1999) is of an alata and clearly applies to M. dirhodum  , followed by a shorter description which is applicable to Myzus persicae  .

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Aphidomorpha

Family

Aphididae

Genus

Myzus