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Oriental Citrus Aphid

Unidentified Aphididae

Description:

Hemiptera; Aphidoidea; Unidentified Aphididae."The Aphididae are a very large insect family in the aphid superfamily (Aphidoidea), of the order Hemiptera. These insects suck the sap from plant leaves. Several thousand species are placed in this family, many of which are considered plant/crop pests." Wikipedia.

Habitat:

I spotted this infestation on a Philippine Lime Tree (Citrus microcarpa) in our front garden. This citrus plant is locally known as Kalamansi.

Notes:

Plant identification - http://www.stuartxchange.org/Kalamansi.h...

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2 Comments

John B.
John B. 2 months ago

Hi Mark, I think the ladybirds were on holiday that week. Regards, John B.

Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway 2 months ago

Calling all ladybirds.

John B.
Spotted by
John B.

Palauig, Central Luzon, Philippines

Spotted on Jul 25, 2018
Submitted on Jun 12, 2022

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