Aphid - uroleucon_sonchi
Fact File
Taken at Tyninghame Bay on 24th September 2017 using Panasonic Lumix LX5
in macor mode.




 


Aphid - uroleucon_sonchi.
Scientific Name:
Order:
Family:
Uroleucon Sonchi.
Hemiptera.
Aphididae.
Adult Food:
Length:

Flies/Found:
Feature:
Plant sap.
From 1 to 10 mm.
Summer - Early Autumn.
As they feed, aphids often transmit plant
viruses to the plants, such as to potatoes,
cereals, sugarbeets, and citrus plants. These
viruses can sometimes kill the plants.