CLOSED: Help with aphid i.d.'s

Benton, KY(Zone 7a)

I think this is the Asian Wooly Hackberry Aphid. If so, what is the proper name for the critter?(family,genus,species) I have looked at aphid images till I'm blue in the face, but can't figure this one out.

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Benton, KY(Zone 7a)

Again, searching for name...the only images that mine match up with are something called 'tomato aphid'...that obviously isn't a well used common name, because I can't find anything on this one either.

Any ideas?

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Garland, TX(Zone 8a)

Family: Aphididae
Genus: Shivaphis
Species: celti

This is for your first photo :-)

This message was edited Jul 27, 2006 9:19 PM

Garland, TX(Zone 8a)

As for the second... http://bugguide.net/node/view/22803/bgpage

Parthenogenesis... you know, a female giving birth to live young without being impregnated by a male... isn't nature wonderful?!?! :-)

This message was edited Jul 27, 2006 9:27 PM

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