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Aphids

Aphidoidea

Description:

Colony of Aphids found living on unidentified root plant

Habitat:

An unidentified root plant. The aphids dug a hole near their eggs in order to extract the milky sap. Plant is bleeding the sap in the pictures from root breakage caused by pulling it out of the ground

Notes:

So far I have been unable to identify the plant the aphids are living on. If anyone knows please let me know, thanks!

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Kathryn Curran
Spotted by
Kathryn Curran

Spokane, Washington, USA

Spotted on Jul 14, 2016
Submitted on Aug 22, 2016

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