Placoaphis siphunculata Richards 1961, 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


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.