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Oleander aphids

Aphis nerii

Description:

Small orange bugs with 2 black spines on the abdomen.

Habitat:

Found feeding on common milkweed (Asclepias syriaca) alongside gravel driveway in rural open meadow adjacent to a wetland.

Notes:

This species is native to southwestern U.S. but has spread to the southeastern U.S.

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2 Comments

LisaPowers
LisaPowers 3 years ago

Thanks Chun! There were a bunch of them!

ChunXingWong
ChunXingWong 3 years ago

Nice crowd. Beautiful spotting Lisa!

LisaPowers
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LisaPowers

Virginia, USA

Spotted on Aug 4, 2017
Submitted on Aug 9, 2017

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