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Corn Leaf Aphid (Rhopalosiphum maidis)

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Order: Homoptera (ho-MOP-ter-a) (Info)
Family: Aphididae
Genus: Rhopalosiphum
Species: maidis

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No positives
No neutrals
1 negative

Regional...

This bug has been reportedly found in the following regions:

Murfreesboro, Tennessee

Member Notes:

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Negative Terry On Sep 3, 2006, Terry from Murfreesboro, TN
(Zone 7a) wrote:

Found in nearly all parts of the US (except the Rocky Mountains), the adult is wingless and approximately 2 mm long and oval. The body is a glaucous (blue-green) color with a row of black spots on each side and a powdery coating.

The Corn Leaf Aphid overwinters in the southern US and are a problem on winter-planted grains in spring and late plantings of fall corn.


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