By Roger L. Blackman, Victor F. Eastop
Aphids are famous 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 learn fields similar to ecology, biodiversity, body structure, behaviour and genetics.
Following the winning structure of previous books at the world's aphids by way of an analogous authors, those volumes supply 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 id advisor and data resource for entomologists and taxonomists during the international, but additionally as a special database for stories of biodiversity and insect-plant relationships. In all, 3120 aphid species in 340 genera are lined, feeding on 2150 genera of host vegetation. quantity 1 positive aspects finished host lists and keys to the aphids colonizing every one plant genus. This info is supplemented in quantity 2 through a scientific account of all of the aphid species, which gives info on their visual appeal in existence, host variety, geographical distribution and lifestyles cycles. There are 357 unique line drawings, 252 pictures of slide-mounted specimens and one thousand references.
Aphids at the World's Herbaceous crops and Shrubs is the fruits of a long time of labor through top experts and offers a necessary learn device and traditional reference paintings for entomologists in universities and learn institutes in the course of the international.
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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. Cauda with 9–13 hairs Anuraphis subterranea SIPH with normal imbrication.
B. All these aphids have numerous rhinaria on ANT III of apterae, dorsal hairs arising from small dark scleroites, and dark SIPH with distal polygonal reticulation. – Cauda with a remarkable bipartite structure, the base being broadly conical, with an abrupt transition to a very thin, somewhat twisted, hairless distal section (Figure 7a). Anal plate with a cauda-like posterior projection Tshernovaia adenophorae Cauda finger-like, cylindrical or tapering gradually from base to apex 2 2. – Cauda pale.
8. 0)× cauda. 4. 3× HT II. 0× HT II. 5× BD III. 2× its basal width, shorter than HT II. 5× BD III. 5× its basal width, similar in length to or longer than HT II. 9 Head pale or dusky. SIPH often paler at extreme bases Head very dark or black, like SIPH, which are wholly dark Agriophyllum A. 7× cauda. 8 SIPH and ANT PT relatively longer Brachyunguis harmalae go to key to polyphagous aphids, p. 1020 Agriphyllum see Berkheya Agrocharis A. incognita Umbelliferae Aphis gossypii, spiraecola; Aulacorthum solani; Hyadaphis foeniculi; Myzus ornatus; Uroleucon compositae 35 HOST LISTS AND KEYS Couplet for aphids on Agrocharis:– – – SIPH dark, clavate, similar in length to or only a little longer than the equally dark cauda Hyadaphis foeniculi Without this combination of characters go to key to polyphagous aphids, p.
Aphids on the World's Herbaceous Plants and Shrubs 2 Volume Set by Roger L. Blackman, Victor F. Eastop