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Scientific name: Arthropoda: Insecta: Homoptera: Aphididae:
Common Name: aphid 4

Country: USA
State/District: DC
County: not applicable
Date (D-M-Y): 7 - 6 - 2001

Photographer: D. S. Kjar

Identifier: E. M. Barrows
Collector: not applicable
Location: Georgetown University Georgetown University Campus

Butterfly Garden, Ecology Lab

Keywords: A aphid bug Forest Ecology GU honeydew plantlouse yellow flower
Additional Information:  

  These aphids are feeding on Heliopsis helianthoides (= Ox-eye) (Aster Family), in the Butterfly Garden, Ecology Laboratory, Georgetown University.   This aphid species (possibly the Brown Ambrosia Aphid, Dactynotus ambrosiae, Westcott 1973, page 68) also feeds on Black-eyed Susan, another member of the Aster Family.

D. S. K., E. M. B.

Westcott, Cynthia.   1973.   The Gardener's Bug Book.   Fourth Edition.   Doubleday and Company, Garden City, NY.   689 pp.

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