Roger L. Blackman, Victor F. Eastop's Aphids on the World s Herbaceous Plants and Shrubs PDF

By Roger L. Blackman, Victor F. Eastop

ISBN-10: 0471489735

ISBN-13: 9780471489733

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 hence have attracted the eye of biologists in lots of examine fields akin to ecology, biodiversity, body structure, behaviour and genetics.

Following the profitable layout of previous books at the world's aphids via an identical authors, those volumes offer a finished species-by-species account of the aphids at the world's herbaceous vegetation and shrubs. they are often used not just as an identity advisor and data resource for entomologists and taxonomists through 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 each one plant genus. This info is supplemented in quantity 2 through a scientific account of the entire 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 images of slide-mounted specimens and a thousand references.

Aphids at the World's Herbaceous vegetation and Shrubs is the end result of a long time of labor by means of best experts and gives a necessary examine instrument and traditional reference paintings for entomologists in universities and study institutes in the course of the international.

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Caryophyllea A. flexuosa see Deschampsia Aira sp. Gramineae Metopolophium dirhodum; Rhopalosiphum padi; Sitobion fragariae Chaetosiphella berlesei Sipha glyceriae Use key to apterae of grass-feeding aphids under Digitaria. Ajania A. fastigiata Ajuga A. cractionia A. genevensis A. genevensis ¥ pyramidalis A. macrosperma A. orientalis A. reptans Ajuga spp. Compositae Macrosiphoniella ajaniae Labiatae Aphis gossypii Myzus ajugae, [Myzus sp. (Bozhko, 1976a: 113)] Ovatomyzus chamaedrys Sitobion aulacorthoides Myzus ajugae [Brachycaudus cardui]; Myzus ajugae, ornatus, persicae Neomyzus circumflexus; [Sinomegoura rhododendri] Key to aphids on Ajuga:– 1.

1020 Agonis A. flexuosa A. luehmannii Myrtaceae Anomalaphis comperei; Aphis gossypii Myzus persicae Couplet for aphids on Agonis:– – – ANT 5-segmented, with ANT PT/BASE less than 1. ABD TERG 7 and 8 each with a pair of long hairbearing processes. SIPH with a subapical ring of 3–5 hairs Anomalaphis comperei ANT usually 6-segmented, and ANT PT/BASE more than 2. ABD TERG 7 and 8 without long processes, SIPH without hairs go to key to polyphagous aphids, p. 1020 Agoseris A. glauca Agoseris spp. Compositae Aphis sp.

5× cauda. 2× HT II. 1× HT II Aphis nasturtii – 6. – ANT, head, legs (except bases of femora), SIPH and cauda all dark. SIPH with a distal zone of polygonal reticulation. Dorsal abdominal hairs all arising from small dark scleroites Uroleucon eoessigi ANT, head, legs, SIPH and cauda mainly pale. Dorsal abdominal hairs not arising from scleroites go to key polyphagous aphids, p. 1020, starting at couplet 4 Alchemilla A. acutiloba A. alpina A. arvensis A. conjuncta A. glaberrima A. glaucescens A. hoppeana A.

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