Placoaphis siphunculata Richards 1961,

Victor, Eastop, F. & Blackman, Roger L., 2005, Some new synonyms in Aphididae (Hemiptera: Sternorrhyncha), Zootaxa 1089, pp. 1-36: 18

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Placoaphis siphunculata Richards 1961
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Placoaphis siphunculata Richards 1961  = Ericaphis wakibae (Hottes 1934) 

This synonymy was proposed by C.F. Smith ( Remaudière & Remaudière, 1997). P. siphunculata  was described from alate specimens on Rosa  in British Columbia. Comparisons with alatae from several samples of E. wakibae  from British Columbia collected by C.­k. Chan, and with the introduced UK population, support the synonymy.