By Roger L. Blackman, Victor F. Eastop
Aphids are recognized as pests of agriculture, horticulture and forestry, yet also they are the most biologically fascinating teams of plant-feeding bugs, and therefore have attracted the eye of biologists in lots of study fields equivalent 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 offer a finished species-by-species account of the aphids at the world's herbaceous vegetation and shrubs. they are often used not just as an id advisor and data resource for entomologists and taxonomists through the global, but additionally as a different database for experiences of biodiversity and insect-plant relationships. In all, 3120 aphid species in 340 genera are coated, feeding on 2150 genera of host vegetation. quantity 1 good points entire host lists and keys to the aphids colonizing every one plant genus. This details is supplemented in quantity 2 by way of a scientific account of the entire aphid species, which supplies info on their visual appeal in existence, host diversity, geographical distribution and lifestyles cycles. There are 357 unique line drawings, 252 images of slide-mounted specimens and a thousand references.
Aphids at the World's Herbaceous crops and Shrubs is the end result of decades of labor by way of major experts and offers a necessary learn device and conventional reference paintings for entomologists in universities and study institutes through the global.
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Occidentale see Elymus smithii A. pectinatum (incl. pectiniforme) A. pungens see Elymus A. repens see Elymus A. semicostatum see Elymus A. smithii see Elymus A. spicatum A. tenerum see Elymus trachycaulus A. trachycaulum see Elymus A. trichophorum see Elymus hispidus ssp. barbatus A. tsukushiense see Elymus Agropyron spp. Gramineae Diuraphis agropyronophaga, bromicola, frequens, holci, noxia; Forda marginata; Hyalopterus amygdali; Laingia psammae; Metopolophium dirhodum; Rhopalosiphum insertum, maidis, padi; [Sappaphis dipirivora]; Schizaphis graminum; Sipha elegans, maydis; Sitobion avenae; Tetraneura capitata ssp.
Alstroemeria A. aurantiaca A. chilensis Alstroemeria spp. 2. 32× cauda. Dorsal abdomen with variably developed, irregularly shaped dark markings, which tend to follow the polygonal pattern of cuticular sculpturing Aphis alstroemeriae Without this combination of characters . . go to key to polyphagous aphids, p. 1020. Alternanthera Amaranthaceae Macrosiphum euphorbiae; Myzus persicae Aphis gossypii Aphis gossypii, fabae; [Greenidea ficicola]; Myzus ornatus, persicae; Neomyzus circumflexus Aphis craccivora Aphis craccivora Aphis craccivora A.
A. albida (incl. albifrons, hirsuta) A. alliariae A. alpina (incl. glabra) A. glabra see alpina A. platyphylloides A. viridis Compositae Anuraphis farfarae; Aphis cacaliasteris, [Aphis sp. near viburni]; Brachycaudus helichrysi; [Ovatus inulae] Aphis solanella; Brachycaudus cardui, helichrysi Anuraphis farfarae; Aphis cacaliasteris; Brachycaudus helichrysi Brachycaudus helichrysi, virgatus Aphis cacaliasteris; Brachycaudus helichrysi Key to aphids on Adenostyles:– – Dorsal hairs long with capitate apices, and arising from tuberculate bases.