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Myzus persicae (Green peach aphid)

Synonyms: Aphis persicae

Wikipedia Abstract

Myzus persicae, known as the green peach aphid or the peach-potato aphid, is a small green aphid. It is the most significant aphid pest of peach trees, causing decreased growth, shriveling of the leaves and the death of various tissues.
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Infraspecies

Myzus persicae nicotianae (tobacco aphid)
Myzus persicae persicae (green peach aphid)

Ecosystems

Prey / Diet

Capsella bursa-pastoris (Shepherd's Purse)[1]
Cirsium vulgare (Spear Thistle)[1]
Convolvulus arvensis (perennial morningglory)[2]
Cydonia oblonga (quince)[2]
Euonymus europaeus (European spindletree)[2]
Galium aparine (stickywilly)[1]
Lactuca sativa (Lettuce)[2]
Mikania dodsonii (bristly ox-tongue)[3]
Myoporum laetum (myoporum)[3]
Pittosporum crassifolium (stiffleaf cheesewood)[3]
Plagianthus divaricatus (saltmarsh ribbonwood)[3]
Prunus americana (Wild Plum)[2]
Prunus armeniaca (apricot)[2]
Prunus avium (Wild Cherry)[1]
Prunus cerasus (sour cherry)[2]
Prunus domestica (plum)[2]
Prunus padus (Bird Cherry)[1]
Prunus pensylvanica (Fire Cherry)[2]
Prunus persica (peach)[2]
Prunus serotina (Black Cherry)[2]
Prunus virginiana (chokecherry)[2]
Raphanus raphanistrum (Wild Radish)[2]
Ripogonum scandens[3]
Sinapis arvensis (Charlock)[2]
Solanum aviculare (Kangaroo Apple)[3]
Urtica spatulata (dwarf nettle)[2]
Veronica elliptica (Francisco hebe)[3]
Veronica stricta[3]
Viburnum opulus (European cranberrybush)[2]
Vinca major (greater periwinkle)[4]
Vitex lucens (Puriri)[3]

Predators

Adalia bipunctata (twospotted lady beetle)[1]
Calidris alba (Sanderling)[4]
Cerotainia albipilosa[5]
Harmonia axyridis (Harlequin Ladybird)[1]

Photos

Citations

Attributes / relations provided by
1Ecology of Commanster
2Biological Records Centre Database of Insects and their Food Plants
3New Zealand Institute for Plant & Food Research Plant-SyNZ™ database
4Jorrit H. Poelen, James D. Simons and Chris J. Mungall. (2014). Global Biotic Interactions: An open infrastructure to share and analyze species-interaction datasets. Ecological Informatics.
5Predator-Prey Database for the family Asilidae (Hexapoda: Diptera) Prepared by Dr. Robert Lavigne, Professor Emeritus, University of Wyoming, USA and Dr. Jason Londt (Natal Museum, Pietermaritzburg)
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