By Roger L. Blackman, Victor F. Eastop
Aphids are recognized as pests of agriculture, horticulture and forestry, yet also they are some of the most biologically attention-grabbing teams of plant-feeding bugs, and therefore have attracted the eye of biologists in lots of examine fields similar to ecology, biodiversity, body structure, behaviour and genetics.
Following the profitable layout of previous books at the world's aphids via an identical authors, those volumes supply 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 identity advisor and data resource for entomologists and taxonomists in the course of the global, but additionally as a distinct database for reports of biodiversity and insect-plant relationships. In all, 3120 aphid species in 340 genera are lined, feeding on 2150 genera of host crops. quantity 1 good points accomplished host lists and keys to the aphids colonizing every one plant genus. This info is supplemented in quantity 2 via a scientific account of all of the aphid species, which gives info on their visual appeal in lifestyles, host variety, geographical distribution and lifestyles cycles. There are 357 unique line drawings, 252 photos of slide-mounted specimens and one thousand references.
Aphids at the World's Herbaceous vegetation and Shrubs is the fruits of a long time of labor via major experts and offers a vital learn software and traditional reference paintings for entomologists in universities and examine institutes during the international.
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Umbellatus Agapanthus sp. Alliaceae [Myzus hemerocallis]; [Sitobion graminis] Aphis fabae Agapetes A. serpens Ericaceae Indiaphis setosa Agarista A. salicifolia Ericaceae Toxoptera aurantii Agastache A. foeniculum A. urticifolia Labiatae Aphis neomonardae A. 0× cauda Aphis agastachyos Aphis neomonardae AGLAIA Agathis see Blackman and Eastop (1994) Agauria see Agarista Agave A. americana A. legrelliana Agave spp. Amaryllidaceae Aphis gossypii Aphis craccivora Aphis helianthi; Brachycaudus helichrysi; Cerataphis brasiliensis Key to apterae on Agave:– – – Body dorsoventrally flattened, subcircular, wholly sclerotic, with a distinct crenulate margin due to a continuous circle of wax glands.
Al. with wing veins not black-bordered, and with separate transverse bars on abdominal tergites) Myzus cymbalariae Alocasia A. indica A. macrorrhiza Alocasia sp. 7. 6 or more of length pale, contrasting with black distal section. 3× cauda. (Al. with broad-banded wing-veins, and radius fused with media to form a closed cell below the pterostigma) Pentalonia nigronervosa Without this combination of characters go to key to polyphagous aphids, p. 1020 Aloe A. africana 44 Aloaceae Aloephagus myersi; [Aphis sp.
Verbenaceae Aulacorthum solani; Myzus ornatus, persicae Macrosiphum euphorbiae; Neomyzus circumflexus Use key to polyphagous aphids, p. 1020. Alpinia (incl. Catimbium) A. allughas A. bracteata A. japonica A. kasumadei A. malaccensis A. purpurata A. rafflesiana A. sanderae A. schumanniana A. speciosa Alpinia sp. Zingiberaceae Pentalonia nigronervosa Pseudoregma sundanica Pentalonia nigronervosa Pentalonia nigronervosa Pseudoregma sundanica Pentalonia nigronervosa Pentalonia nigronervosa Pentalonia nigronervosa Pseudoregma sundanica Pentalonia nigronervosa Astegopteryx styracophila Use key to apterae on Hedychium.