Turnip Aphid Lipaphis pseudobrassicae Davis, 1914    Synonyms: Mustard Aphid.
Kingdom Animalia   >   Phylum Arthropoda   >   Class Insecta   >   Order Hemiptera   >   Family Aphididae   >   Genus Lipaphis   

Description:

"This species is often confused with Lipaphis erysimi. As far as we know, L. erysimi only occurs in northern Europe, whereas L. pseudobrassicae is widely distributed. The two species are extremely similar, but L. pseudobrassicae has relatively longer antennae and relatively shorter siphunculi than L. erysimi." BugGuide

Relationships:

Feeds on members of the myustard family (Brassicaceae).

There is 1 record in the project database.

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Turnip Aphids in Montgomery Co., Maryland (5/21/2021). Determined by Natalie Hernandez/BugGuide. Photo by Jim Moore. (MBP list)


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