By Roger L. Blackman, Victor F. Eastop
Aphids are famous as pests of agriculture, horticulture and forestry, yet also they are the most biologically attention-grabbing teams of plant-feeding bugs, and hence have attracted the eye of biologists in lots of learn fields comparable to ecology, biodiversity, body structure, behaviour and genetics.
Following the winning layout of previous books at the world's aphids through an analogous authors, those volumes offer 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 identity consultant and knowledge resource for entomologists and taxonomists in the course of the international, but in addition as a distinct database for stories 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 beneficial properties complete host lists and keys to the aphids colonizing every one plant genus. This details is supplemented in quantity 2 via a scientific account of all of the aphid species, which supplies details on their visual appeal in lifestyles, host diversity, 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 crops and Shrubs is the end result of a long time of labor by way of major experts and gives a vital learn software and conventional reference paintings for entomologists in universities and learn institutes through the international.
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Al. 9), in addition to those consistently present on ABD TERG 5. Genital plate with a total of 9–17 (–20) hairs. (Al. 9) 6 Longest hair on ABD TERG 8 is 8–25 µm (mostly 12–20 µm). Genital plate with 13–20 (mostly 14–17) hairs. 5. (Al. 4 and sec. rhin. distributed III 16–23, IV 1–5, V 0–1) Semiaphis dauci Longest hair on ABD TERG 8 is 15–47 µm (mostly 18–30 µm). Genital plate with 9–20 (but mostly 11–13) hairs. 2. (Al. 4) and sec. rhin. 8 11 AEOLLANTHUS – SIPH with 30–40 densely packed rows of small nodules.
Acroceras A. macrum Gramineae Hysteroneura setariae Acrocladium A. cuspidatum Rhopalosiphum padi Rhopalosiphum nymphaeae Amblystegiaceae [Jacksonia papillata]; Muscaphis cuspidata, escherichi, musci; Pseudacaudella rubida Use key to apterae of moss-feeding aphids under Polytrichum. Acroclinium see Helipterum Acronychia A. laurifolia A. pedunculata Rutaceae [Sinomegoura sp. (N. India, as symplocois; AK Ghosh and Raychaudhuri, 1970)] Sinomegoura citricola, Sinomegoura sp. (Hong Kong, BMNH colln, leg.
Rupestris A. scabra A. stolizans see stolonifera A. stolonifera (incl. alba auct nec. ; stolizans) A. tenuis see capillaris Agrostis spp. ; Rhopalomyzus poae; Rhopalosiphum insertum, maidis, padi; Schizaphis dubia, graminum; Sipha elegans, glyceriae, maydis; Sitobion akebiae, avenae, fragariae Anoecia krizusi; Aploneura lentisci; Forda formicaria; Paracletus cimiciformis; [Prociphilus caryae]; Sitobion beiquei, miscanthi Use key to apterae of grass-feeding aphids under Digitaria. Aichryson A. dichotonum Crassulaceae Nasonovia dasyphylli Ailanthus see Blackman and Eastop (1994) Ainsworthia A.