Aphis Linnaeus

Brumley, Cameron, 2020, A checklist and host catalogue of the aphids (Hemiptera: Aphididae) held in the Australian National Insect Collection, Zootaxa 4728 (4), pp. 575-600: 578-579

publication ID

https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4728.4.12

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:539D63E3-DA64-480B-AC7C-14805EC0B1A4

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/03A087AA-FF9F-B100-38D6-541AFE9A6BCE

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Plazi

scientific name

Aphis Linnaeus
status

 

Subgenus Aphis Linnaeus  

Aphis (Aphis) acaenovinae Eastop  

ACT: Acaena ovina   ( Rosaceae   ); NSW: Acaena anserovina   ( Rosaceae   ), Geum urbanum   ( Rosaceae   )

Aphis (Aphis) carverae Hales, Foottit & Maw  

NSW: Epilobium billardiereanum   ( Onagraceae   )

Aphis (Aphis) chloris Koch   ACT: Hypericum perforatum   ( Hypericaceae   ) Remarks: Aphis chloris   was deliberately introduced (and remains the only species to have been) to Australia in 1986 as a biological control for the invasive weed St. John’s Wort, Hypericum perforatum ( Briese & Jupp,   1995).

Aphis (Aphis) clerodendri Matsumura  

NSW: Clerodendrum tomentosum   ( Lamiaceae   ); QLD: Clerodendrum longiflorum   ( Lamiaceae   ), Clerodendrum   sp. ( Lamiaceae   ); NT: Clerodendrum floribundum   ( Lamiaceae   )

Aphis (Aphis) craccivora Koch  

ACT: Vicia faba   ( Fabaceae   ); NSW: Medicago   sp. ( Fabaceae   ), Rumex   sp. ( Polygonaceae   ), Vigna unguiculata   ( Fabaceae   ); QLD: Indigofera spicata   ( Fabaceae   ), Macroptilium   ( Fabaceae   ), Panicum   ( Poaceae   )*, Tulipa   sp. ( Liliaceae   )*, Vigna marina   ( Fabaceae   )*; SA: Atriplex vesicaria   ( Chenopodiaceae   )*, Glycine max   ( Fabaceae   ), Lathyrus   ( Fabaceae   ), Lens culinaris   ( Fabaceae   ), Maireana trichoptera   ( Amaranthaceae   )*, Medicago sativa   ( Fabaceae   ), Vicia faba   ( Fabaceae   ), Vicia sativa   ( Fabaceae   ), Tribulus terrestris   ( Zygophyllaceae   ); VIC: Eucalyptus melliodora   ( Myrtaceae   )*, Medicago   sp. ( Fabaceae   ), Prunus dulcis   ( Rosaceae   ), Vicia faba   ( Fabaceae   ), Wisteria   sp. ( Fabaceae   ); WA: Arachis hypogaea   ( Fabaceae   ), Hardenbergia comptoniana   ( Fabaceae   )*, Jacksonia sternbergiana   ( Fabaceae   )*, Lupinus angustifolius   ( Fabaceae   ), Medicago truncatula   ( Fabaceae   )*, Pterostylis   sp. ( Orchidaceae   )*; NT: Phaseolus coccineus   ( Fabaceae   ), Vigna unguiculata   ( Fabaceae   )

Aphis (Aphis) eugeniae van der Goot  

NSW: Glochidion ferdinandii   ( Phyllanthaceae   ); QLD; Present

Aphis (Aphis) forbesi * Weed   WA: Fragaria   x ananassa ( Rosaceae   ) Remarks: Aphis forbesi   is recorded here as a new species record for Australia. First identifications were made in 2015 from Landsdale, WA and subsequent collections made in 2016. ANIC slide mounted material is from Myaree, WA, 2016, col: L. Edwards, det: C. Brumley

Aphis (Aphis) gossypii Glover  

ACT: Chrysanthemum   sp. ( Asteraceae   ), Crataegus   sp. ( Rosaceae   ), Cucurbita pepo   ( Cucurbitaceae   ), Ficus carica   ( Moraceae   ), Hibiscus   sp. ( Malvaceae   ), Mentha   sp. ( Lamiaceae   ), Pyracantha   sp. ( Rosaceae   ); NSW: Leptospermum   sp. ( Myrtaceae   ), Platysace lanceolata   ( Apiaceae   )*, Schefflera   sp. ( Araliaceae   ), Senecio madagascariensis   ( Asteraceae   )*; QLD: Abutilon indicum   ( Malvaceae   ), Acacia   sp. ( Fabaceae   ), Crassocephalum crepidioides   ( Asteraceae   ), Erigeron   sp. ( Asteraceae   ), Lantana camara   ( Verbenaceae   ); SA: Agonis flexuosa   ( Myrtaceae   ), Chaenomeles japonica   ( Rosaceae   ) [as Cydonia japonica   ], Citrus   sp. ( Rutaceae   ), Cucumis sativus   ( Cucurbitaceae   ), Eucalyptus caesia   ( Myrtaceae   )*, Eucalyptus cladocalyx   ( Myrtaceae   )*, Gossypium sturtianum   ( Malvaceae   ), Lythrum salicaria   ( Lythraceae   ), Salix   sp. ( Salicaceae   ), Senna septemtrionalis   ( Fabaceae   ), Solanum eardleyae   ( Solanaceae   )*; VIC: Cucurbita pepo   (Cucurbiaceae); WA: Eucalyptus marginata   ( Myrtaceae   )*, Gossypium   sp. ( Malvaceae   ), Lupinus   sp. ( Fabaceae   ), Scholtzia involucrata   ( Myrtaceae   )*, Sida cunninghamii   ( Malvaceae   )*; NT: Citrus   sp. ( Rutaceae   )

Aphis (Aphis) hederae Kaltenbach  

ACT: Hedera helix   ( Araliaceae   )

Aphis (Aphis) nerii Boyer de Fonscolombe  

ACT: Present; NSW: Asclepias curassavica   ( Apocynaceae   ); QLD: Gomphocarpus physocarpus   ( Apocynaceae   ); SA: Asclepias   sp. ( Apocynaceae   ), Crassula   sp. ( Crassulaceae   )*, Marsdenia australis   ( Apocynaceae   )*, Nerium   sp. ( Apocynaceae   ); VIC; Present; WA: Calotropis procera   ( Apocynaceae   )

Aphis (Aphis) platylobii Carver & White  

ACT: Daviesia mimosoides   ( Fabaceae   )*; NSW: Platylobium formosum   ( Fabaceae   )

Aphis (Aphis) sedi Kaltenbach   ACT: Sedum   sp. ( Crassulaceae   ); NSW: present

Aphis (Aphis) spiraecola Patch  

ACT: Billardiera heterophylla   ( Pittosporaceae   )*, Cassinia quinquefaria   ( Asteraceae   )*, Chrysanthemum   sp. ( Asteraceae   ), Conyza   sp. ( Asteraceae   ), Spiraea   sp. ( Rosaceae   ); NSW: Billardiera scandens   ( Pittosporaceae   )*, Crataegus   sp. ( Rosaceae   ), Persicaria decipiens   ( Polygonaceae   )*, Rumex obtusifolius   ( Polygonaceae   )*, Schefflera   sp. ( Araliaceae   ), Spiraea   sp. ( Rosaceae   ); QLD: Nicandra physalodes   ( Solanaceae   )*; SA: Billardiera heterophylla   ( Pittosporaceae   ), Chaenomeles japonica   ( Rosaceae   ), Foeniculum vulgare   ( Apiaceae   ), Hymenosporum flavum   ( Pittosporaceae   )*; TAS: Malus   sp. ( Rosaceae   )

Aphis (Aphis) tirucallis Hille Ris Lambers  

ACT; present; NSW: present; SA: present; VIC: Euphorbia peplus   (Euphoorbiaceae); WA: Euphorbia teracina   ( Euphorbiaceae   )

Remarks: Records for Aphis tirucallis   represent the species that was originally identified as Aphis euphorbiae   by Eastop (1966) following recent specimen collections from Euphorbia   in Western Australia and examination of the original Australian material held in ANIC and the Natural History Museum, London (Blackman pers. comm.).

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Aphidomorpha

Family

Aphididae

Genus

Aphis