By Roger L. Blackman, Victor F. Eastop
Aphids are recognized as pests of agriculture, horticulture and forestry, yet also they are essentially the most biologically fascinating teams of plant-feeding bugs, and hence have attracted the eye of biologists in lots of examine fields corresponding to ecology, biodiversity, body structure, behaviour and genetics.
Following the winning layout of previous books at the world's aphids via an identical authors, those volumes supply a accomplished species-by-species account of the aphids at the world's herbaceous crops and shrubs. they are often used not just as an id advisor and knowledge resource for entomologists and taxonomists in the course of the international, but additionally as a special database for reviews of biodiversity and insect-plant relationships. In all, 3120 aphid species in 340 genera are coated, feeding on 2150 genera of host crops. quantity 1 positive factors finished host lists and keys to the aphids colonizing each one plant genus. This info is supplemented in quantity 2 through a scientific account of all of the aphid species, which gives info on their visual appeal in lifestyles, host diversity, geographical distribution and lifestyles cycles. There are 357 unique line drawings, 252 images of slide-mounted specimens and one thousand references.
Aphids at the World's Herbaceous vegetation and Shrubs is the fruits of decades of labor by means of prime experts and offers an important examine software and traditional reference paintings for entomologists in universities and study institutes through the global.
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Brevifolia A. castanea A. chabaudii A. cooperi A. eru A. falcata A. glauca A. graminicola A. mawii A. munchii A. pearsonii A. percrassa A. rivae A. secundiflora A. striata A. tidmarshi A. variegata A. vera Aloe spp. Aloephagus myersi Aloephagus myersi [Aphis sp. (California; Leonard, 1972a)] Aloephagus myersi; [Aphis sp. (California; Leonard, 1972a)] Aloephagus myersi Aloephagus myersi Aloephagus myersi [Aphis sp. (California; Leonard, 1972a)] Aloephagus myersi; Aphis nerii Aphis gossypii Aloephagus myersi Aloephagus myersi Aloephagus myersi Aloephagus myersi; Aphis gossypii [Aphis sp.
1020 Aeschynomene A. A. A. A. A. ] Aphis craccivora, gossypii Key to aphids on Aeschynomene:– 1. – 2. – 3. – SIPH as very short cones, much shorter than cauda, which has a constriction and a very elongate triangular knob. ANT VI BASE with several spaced-out rhinaria. 5× HT II Neoantalus aeschynomenidis SIPH tubular, tapering, as long as or longer than cauda, which has no constriction. R IV + V similar in length to HT II 2 SIPH as long as or longer than the distance between their bases, with a subapical zone of polygonal reticulation.
SIPH shorter than cauda. ) with about 6 rhinaria, and IV with 1–2 Aphis (Debilisiphon) sp. SIPH usually longer than cauda. ) without rhinaria go to key to polyphagous aphids, p. 1020 Aechmea A. nudicaulis Aegilops A. cylindrica A. longissima A. ovata A. peregrina Bromeliaceae Sitobion luteum Gramineae Diuraphis noxia; Rhopalosiphum padi; Schizaphis phlei, rufula; Sipha aegilopis Sipha maydis Aphis gossypii Forda formicaria; Sipha maydis 27 HOST LISTS AND KEYS Sitobion avenae Metopolophium dirhodum; Schizaphis graminum; Sipha elegans; Sitobion avenae A.